Military ranks of Liberia

Summary

The Military ranks of Liberia are the military insignia used by the Armed Forces of Liberia. Liberia shares a rank structure similar to that of the United States Armed Forces and are laid out in the Liberian Defense Act of 2008.[1]

Commissioned officer ranks

The rank insignia of commissioned officers.

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
Liberian Ground Forces[2]
Liberia-Army-OF-8.svg Liberia-Army-OF-7.svg Liberia-Army-OF-6.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg
Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier general Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain First lieutenant Second lieutenant


Liberian National Coast Guard[2]
US Navy O6 shoulderboard.svg US Navy O5 shoulderboard.svg US Navy O4 shoulderboard.svg US Navy O3 shoulderboard.svg US Navy O2 shoulderboard.svg US Navy O1 shoulderboard.svg
Captain Commander Lieutenant commander Lieutenant Lieutenant (junior grade) Ensign


Liberian Air Wing[2]
Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg
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
Liberian Ground Forces[2]
Army-USA-OR-09b.svg Army-USA-OR-09c.svg Army-USA-OR-07.svg Army-USA-OR-06.svg Army-USA-OR-05.svg Army-USA-OR-04a.svg Army-USA-OR-03.svg Army-USA-OR-02.svg No insignia
Command sergeant major Master sergeant Sergeant first class Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Private first class Private Private


Liberian National Coast Guard[2]
Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Liberia-Navy-OR-3.svg Liberia-Navy-OR-2.svg
Master Chief Petty Officer Senior Chief Petty Officer Chief Petty Officer Petty Officer First Class Petty Officer Second Class Petty Officer Third Class Seaman Seaman recruit


Liberian Air Wing[2]
Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg
Chief master sergeant Master sergeant Technical sergeant Staff sergeant Senior airman/woman Airman/woman first class Airman/woman Airman/woman basic
Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted

References

  1. ^ "Defense Act of 2008" (PDF). 2008. Retrieved 20 November 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Defense Act of 2008" (PDF). 3 September 2008. p. 8. Retrieved 20 November 2017.

External links

  • "Liberia". uniforminsignia.org. The International Encyclopedia of Uniform Insignia. Retrieved 6 January 2021.