- Enlisted rank
An enlisted rank in the
Military of the United Statesis any rank below a commissioned officer. The term can also be inclusive of noncommissioned officers. In most cases, enlisted service personnel perform jobs specific to their own occupational specialty, as opposed to the more general command responsibilities of commissioned officers. In the United States Air Force, this job specialty is known as an Air Force Specialty Code, in the United States Armyand United States Marine Corps, a Military Occupational Specialty, and in the United States Navyand United States Coast Guard, a naval rating.
British Armed Forcesand the armed forces of other Commonwealth countries (except Canada), the equivalent term in respect of armies and air forces is Other Rank (or OR for short), while navies use the term rating; in Canada, the term is non-commissioned member(NCM).
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