other ranks

other ranks
ranks of those who are not commissioned officers, ranks of staff officers, ranks of non-commissioned officers, ranks of enlisted soldiers

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  • Other ranks, Denmark — Other ranks (or OR s) are a joined term for military personnel that are not officers of various forces, by the NATO system of ranks and insignia. These personnel are NCO s and privates/seamen/aircraftsmen. In the Danish military those ranks are:… …   Wikipedia

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  • other ranks — plural noun Brit. (in the armed forces) all those who are not commissioned officers …   English new terms dictionary

  • British Army Other Ranks rank insignia — The term used to refer to all ranks below officers is Other Ranks (ORs). It includes Warrant Officers, Non commissioned officers (NCOs) and ordinary soldiers with the rank of Private or equivalent. Officers may, in speaking, distinguish… …   Wikipedia

  • RAF other ranks — The term used in the Royal Air Force to refer to all ranks below commissioned officer level is Other Ranks (ORs). It includes Warrant Officers, non commissioned officers (NCOs) and airmen.OriginsUpon the formation of the Royal Air Force in 1918,… …   Wikipedia

  • Hellenic Army Other Ranks rank insignia — This article describes the military rank insignia used by the other ranks (Warrant Officers, professional and enlisted Non commissioned officers and ordinary privates) of the Hellenic Army. Insignia Warrant Officers NCOs and Enlisted See also… …   Wikipedia

  • Ranks and insignia of NATO Air Forces Enlisted — Other Ranks (OR 1 9)= ee also*NATO *Ranks and insignia of NATO *Ranks and insignia of NATO Armies Officers *Ranks and insignia of NATO Armies Enlisted *Ranks and insignia of NATO Air Forces Officers *Ranks and insignia of NATO Air Forces Enlisted …   Wikipedia

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