Military ranks of Kenya

Summary

The Military ranks of Kenya are the military insignia used by the Kenya Defence Forces.

Commissioned officer ranks

The rank insignia of commissioned officers.

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
 Kenya Army[1]
17. Kenyan Army CinC.svg 16. Kenyan Army GEN.svg 15. Kenyan Army LG.svg 14. Kenyan Army MG.svg 13. Kenyan Army BG.svg 12. Kenyan Army COL.svg 11. Kenyan Army LTCOL.svg 10. Kenyan Army MAJ.svg 09. Kenyan Army CAPT.svg 08. Kenyan Army LT.svg 07. Kenyan Army 2LT.svg
Commander-in-Chief General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second lieutenant


 Kenya Navy[2]
Generic-Navy-O11.svg Generic-Navy-O10.svg Generic-Navy-O9.svg Generic-Navy-O8.svg Generic-Navy-O7.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O4.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg A VNN-OF-1A.svg
General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second lieutenant


 Kenya Air Force[3]
17. Kenyan Air Force CinC.svg 16. Kenyan Air Force GEN.svg 15. Kenyan Air Force LG.svg 14. Kenyan Air Force MG.svg 13. Kenyan Air Force BG.svg 12. Kenyan Air Force COL.svg 11. Kenyan Air Force LTCOL.svg 10. Kenyan Air Force MAJ.svg 09. Kenyan Air Force CAPT.svg 08. Kenyan Air Force LT.svg 07. Kenyan Air Force 2LT.svg
Commander-in-Chief General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second lieutenant


Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet

Other ranks

The rank insignia of non-commissioned officers and enlisted personnel.

Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted
 Kenya Army
Blank.svg Kenya-Army-OR-8.png Kenya-Army-OR-7.svg Kenya-Army-OR-6.svg Kenya-Army-OR-4.svg Kenya-Army-OR-3.svg No insignia
Warrant officer class 1 Warrant officer class 2 Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance corporal Private
(or equivalent)


 Kenya Navy
Blank.svg Kenya-AirForce-OR-8.png Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Senior Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Private
(or equivalent)


 Kenya Air Force
Blank.svg Kenya-AirForce-OR-8.png Kenya-AirForce-OR-7.svg Kenya-AirForce-OR-6.svg Kenya-AirForce-OR-4.svg Kenya-AirForce-OR-3.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Flight Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Aircraftman
Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted

References

  1. ^ "KDF Ranks". mod.go.ke. Ministry of Defence - Kenya. Retrieved 29 May 2021.
  2. ^ "Kenya Navy commissioned officer's ranks". mod.go.ke. Ministry of Defence - Kenya. Retrieved 17 January 2022.
  3. ^ "Kenya Air Force commissioned officer's ranks". mod.go.ke. Ministry of Defence - Kenya. Retrieved 17 January 2022.

External links

  • "Kenya". uniforminsignia.org. The International Encyclopedia of Uniform Insignia. Retrieved 1 October 2021.