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Ranks of the Navy

Below are Specialty Insignias that are worn to
to indicate type of service given.


LDO & Warrant Officer:
(Worn in place of line star)

Boatswain Engineering Technician Repair Technician Ordnance Technician
Diving Officer Aviation Boatswain Aviation Ordnance Technician Aviation Electronics Technician
Air Traffic Control Technician Ship's Clerk Data Processing Technician Bandmaster
Cryptologic Technician Aerographer Security Technician Aviation Maintenance Technician



Commissoned Officer:
(Worn in place of line star)

Medical Corps Supply Corps Chaplain Corps
Chaplain Corps
Chaplain Corps
Civil Engineering Corps Judge Advocate General's Corps Dental Corps
Medical Service Corps Nurse Corps



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Naval Astronaut Naval Astronaut (NFO) Naval Aviator
Naval Flight Officer Naval Aviation Supply Corps Aviation Experimental Psychologist & Aviation Psychologist
Flight Surgeon Air Crew Naval Aviation Observer & Flight Meteorologist
Dirigible Pilot Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist Naval Parachutist
Basic Parachutist



Surface Warfare (Officer) Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist Surface Warfare Medical Service Corps
Surface Warfare Medical Corps Surface Warfare Nurse Corps Surface Warfare Dental Corps
Surface Warfare Supply Corps Special Operations



Submarine (Officer) Submarine (Enlisted) Submarine Medical
Submarine Engineering Submarine Supply Submarine Combat Patrol
SSBN Deterrent Patrol (20 Patrols) SSBN Deterrent Patrol (1 Patrol) Deep Submergence (Officer)
Deep Submergence (Enlisted)



Seabee Combat Warfare Specialist (Officer) Seabee Combat Warfare Specialist (Enlisted) Special Warfare
Diving (Officer) Diving (Medical) Master Diver
First Class Diver Second Class Diver SCUBA Diver
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Senior Explosive Ordnance Disposal Master Explosive Ordnance Disposal
Integrated Undersea Surveillance System (Officer) Integrated Undersea Surveillance System (Enlisted)


Command & Assignments:

Command at Sea Command Ashore/Project Manager Craftmaster
Small Craft (Officer) Small Craft (Enlisted) Presidential Service Badge
Vice Presidential Service Badge Office of the Secretary of Defense Joint Chiefs of Staff
Command Master Chief Career Counselor Recruiting Command
Recruiting Command Wreath of Excellence Recruit Company Commander


Law Enforcement:

U.S. Navy Police (Officer) U.S. Navy Police (Enlisted) U.S. Navy Security
U.S. Navy Guard U.S. Navy Corrections U.S. Navy Master-at-Arms





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