Military ranks of Ghana

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The Military ranks of Ghana are the military insignia used by the Ghana Armed Forces. Being a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, Ghana shares a rank structure similar to that of the United Kingdom.

Commissioned Officers[edit]

The rank insignia for commissioned officers for the army, navy and air force respectively.

Equivalent
NATO code
OF-10 OF-9 OF-8 OF-7 OF-6 OF-5 OF-4 OF-3 OF-2 OF-1 OF(D) and student officer
Ghana Ghana
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17-Ghana Army-CIC.svg 16-Ghana Army-GEN.svg 15-Ghana Army-LG.svg 14-Ghana Army-MG.svg 13-Ghana Army-BG.svg 12-Ghana Army-COL.svg 11-Ghana Army-LTC.svg 10-Ghana Army-MAJ.svg 09-Ghana Army-CPT.svg 08-Ghana Army-1LT.svg 07-Ghana Army-2LT.svg Unknown
Field Marshal General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant 2nd lieutenant


Ghana Ghana
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No equivalent 15-Ghana Navy-ADM.svg 14-Ghana Navy-VADM.svg 13-Ghana Navy-RADM.svg 12-Ghana Navy-CDRE.svg Generic-Navy-O7.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O4.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg No equivalent
Admiral Vice Admiral Rear Admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Sub Lieutenant


Ghana Ghana
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No equivalent 16.Ghana Air Force-GEN.svg 15.Ghana Air Force-LG.svg 14.Ghana Air Force-MG.svg 13.Ghana Air Force-BG.svg 12.Ghana Air Force-COL.svg 11.Ghana Air Force-LTC.svg 10.Ghana Air Force-MAJ.svg 09.Ghana Air Force-CPT.svg 08.Ghana Air Force-1LT.svg 07.Ghana Air Force-2LT.svg No equivalent
Air Chief Marshal Air Marshal Air Vice-Marshal Air Commodore Group Captain Wing Commander Squadron Leader Flight Lieutenant Flying Officer Pilot Officer


Equivalent
NATO code
OF-10 OF-9 OF-8 OF-7 OF-6 OF-5 OF-4 OF-3 OF-2 OF-1 OF(D) and student officer

Enlisted[edit]

The rank insignia for enlisted personnel for the army, navy and air force respectively.

Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Ghana Ghana
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Ghana-Army-OR-9.svg Ghana-Army-OR-8.svg Staff Sergeant (Ghana Army OR-07).gif Sergeant (Ghana Army OR-06).gif No equivalent Corporal (Ghana Army OR-04).gif Lance-Corporal (Ghana Army OR-03).gif No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1
Afisa Mteule Daraja la Kwanza
Warrant Officer Class 2
Afisa Mteule Daraja la Pili
Staff Sergeant
Sajinitaji
Sergeant
Sajenti
Corporal
Koplo
Lance Corporal
Koplo Usu
Private
(or equivalent)


Ghana Ghana
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No equivalent
04.Ghana Navy-CPO.svg 03.Ghana Navy-PO1.svg 02.Ghana Navy-PO2.svg 01.Ghana Navy-LSM.svg No equivalent No insignia No insignia
Chief Petty Officer Petty Officer First Class Petty officer second class Leading Seaman Able seaman Ordinary Seaman


Ghana Ghana
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06.Ghana Air Force-WO1.svg 05.Ghana Air Force-WO2.svg 04.Ghana Air Force-FSG.svg 03.Ghana Air Force-SGT.svg No equivalent 02.Ghana Air Force-CPL.svg No equivalent 01.Ghana Air Force-LACM.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class I Warrant Officer Class II Flight Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Leading Aircraftsman Aircraftsman
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

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