U.S. Army Military Ranks

A Guide To U.S. Army Military Ranks

With scammers stealing so many photos of U.S. Military Personal you need to know how to confirm what the scammers say.

Generally, scammers are lazy and make huge numbers of mistakes due to their poor education.  You can use this against them!

Here is a table of U.S. Military Ranks to compare with what the scammers tell you their rank is:

U.S. Army Ranks

E-1PVT – Private
E-2PV2 – Private 2 – Second ClassPV2 - Private 2 - Second Class
E-3PFC – Private First ClassPFC - Private First Class
E-4SPC – SpecialistSPC - Specialist
E-4CPL – CorporalCPL - Corporal
E-5SGT – SergeantSGT - Sergeant
E-6SSG – Staff SergeantSSG - Staff Sergeant
E-7SFC – Sergeant First ClassSFC - Sergeant First Class
E-8MSG – Master SergeantMSG - Master Sergeant
E-81SG – First Sergeant1SG - First Sergeant
E-9SGM – Sergeant MajorSGM - Sergeant Major
E-9CSM – Command Sergeant MajorCSM - Command Sergeant Major
 E-9SMA – Sergeant Major Of The Army SMA - Sergeant Major Of The Army
 W-1 WO1 – Warrant Officer WO1 - Warrant Officer
 W-2CW2 – Chief Warrant Officer 2 CW2 - Chief Warrant Officer 2
 W-3 CW3 – Chief Warrant Officer 3 CW3 - Chief Warrant Officer 3
 W-4CW4 – Chief Warrant Officer 4 CW4 - Chief Warrant Officer 4
 W-5CW5 – Chief Warrant Officer 5 CW5 - Chief Warrant Officer 5
 O-12LT – Second Lieutenant 2LT - Second Lieutenant
 O-2 1LT – First Lieutenant 1LT - First Lieutenant
 O-3 CPT – Captain CPT - Captain
 O-4MAJ – Major MAJ - Major
 O-5 LTC – Lieutenant Colonel LTC - Lieutenant Colonel
 O-6COL – Colonel COL - Colonel
 O-7 BG – Brigadier General BG - Brigadier General
 O-8MG – Major General MG - Major General
 O-9LTG – Lieutenant General LTG - Lieutenant General
 O-10 GEN – General GEN - General
– – – GA – General Of The Army GA - General Of The Army

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