Military ranks of Jamaica

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The Military ranks of Jamaica are the military insignia used by the Jamaica Defence Force. Being a Commonwealth realm, Jamaica shares a rank structure similar to that of the United Kingdom.

Commissioned Officers[edit]

The rank insignia for commissioned officers for the army, navy and air force respectively.

Equivalent
NATO code
OF-10 OF-9 OF-8 OF-7 OF-6 OF-5 OF-4 OF-3 OF-2 OF-1 OF(D) and student officer
Jamaica Jamaica
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No equivalent
Jamaica-Army-OF-7.svg Jamaica-Army-OF-6.svg Jamaica-Army-OF-5.svg Jamaica-Army-OF-4.svg Jamaica-Army-OF-3.svg Jamaica-Army-OF-2.svg Jamaica-Army-OF-1b.svg Jamaica-Army-OF-1a.svg Jamaica-Army-OF-(D).svg
Major General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Officer Cadet


Jamaica Jamaica
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No equivalent
British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-7.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-6.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-5.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-4.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-3.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-2.svg Canadian RCN OF-1b.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-1b.svg British Royal Navy OF-1a.svg
Rear admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant commander Lieutenant Lieutenant (junior grade) Sub-Lieutenant Midshipman


Jamaica Jamaica
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No equivalent
None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg
Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Officer Cadet


Equivalent
NATO code
OF-10 OF-9 OF-8 OF-7 OF-6 OF-5 OF-4 OF-3 OF-2 OF-1 OF(D) and student officer

Enlisted[edit]

The rank insignia for enlisted personnel for the army, navy and air force respectively.

Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Jamaica Jamaica
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Regimental Sergeant Major of the Army Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant No equivalent Corporal Lance Corporal No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Jamaica Jamaica
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None.svg None.svg None.svg British Royal Navy OR-6.svg No equivalent British Royal Navy OR-4.svg No equivalent None.svg No insignia
Master Chief Petty Officer I Master Chief Petty Officer II Chief Petty Officer Petty Officer Leading Seaman Able Seaman Ordinary Seaman


Jamaica Jamaica
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Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant No equivalent Corporal Lance Corporal No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance corporal Private
(or equivalent)
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

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