Military ranks of Bahamas

Summary

The Military ranks of Bahamas are the military insignia used by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force. Bahamas does not have an army or air force, and the entire defence force is composed of the navy. Being a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, Bahamas shares a rank structure similar to that of the United Kingdom.

Ranks

Commissioned Officers

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
 Bahamas Navy[1]
British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-6.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-5.svg Turkey-Navy-OF-4.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-4.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-3.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-2.svg Turkey-Navy-OF-1c.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-1b.svg Turkey-Navy-OF-1a.svg British Royal Navy OF-1a.svg
Commodore Captain Senior commander Commander Lieutenant commander Senior lieutenant Lieutenant Sub-lieutenant Acting Sub-lieutenant Midshipman

Other ranks

Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted
 Bahamas Navy[2]
Bahamas-Navy-OR-9.svg Bahamas-Navy-OR-7.svg Bahamas-Navy-OR-6.svg Bahamas-Navy-OR-4.svg Bahamas-Navy-OR-2.svg No insignia
Force chief petty officer Chief petty officer Petty officer Leading marine Able marine Marine
 Bahamas Navy
(1973-2004)
British Royal Navy OR-9.svg British Royal Navy OR-7.svg British Royal Navy OR-6.svg British Royal Navy OR-4.svg No insignia No insignia
Fleet chief petty officer Chief petty officer Petty officer Leading rate Able rate Seaman

References

  1. ^ "OFFICER RANKS". rbdf.gov.bs. Royal Bahamas Defence Force. Retrieved 14 January 2021.
  2. ^ "ENLISTED RATES". rbdf.gov.bs. Royal Bahamas Defence Force. Retrieved 14 January 2021.

External links

  • "Ranks". Facebook. Royal Bahamas Defence Force. 24 February 2020. Retrieved 14 January 2021.
  • "Bahamas". uniforminsignia.org. The International Encyclopedia of Uniform Insignia. Retrieved 30 October 2021.