United We Stand

Ranks of the Air Force

Enlisted Personnel:

Pay Grade Title Insignia
E-1 Airman Basic None
E-2 Airman
E-3 Airman First Class
E-4 Senior Airman
E-5 Staff Sergeant
E-6 Technical Sergeant
E-7 Master Sergeant
Master Sergeant-
First Sergeant
E-8 Senior Master Sergeant
Senior Master Sergeant -
First Sergeant
E-9 Chief Master Sergeant
Chief Master Sergeant -
First Sergeant
Command Chief Master Sergeant
Chief Master Sergeant
of the Air Force



Commissioned Officers:

Pay Grade Title Insignia
O-1 Second Lieutenant
O-2 First Lieutenant
O-3 Captain
O-4 Major
O-5 Lieutenant Colonel
O-6 Colonel
O-7 Brigadier General
O-8 Major General
O-9 Lieutenant General
O-10 General

Ribbons...you see them on the uniforms, but what
so they stand for?  Click the ribbon above for a list.

Many personnel also wear various pins and insignia on their
uniforms.  Click on the patch above for a list.





Click above to change the branch of service.