Wonsa

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Wonsa
Hangul
원사
Hanja
元士
Revised RomanizationWonsa
McCune–ReischauerWǒnsa

Wonsa is the Second highest enlisted South Korean military rank, equivalent to a Master Sergeant in most other countries. The rank of Wonsa is derived from the supreme officer rank of Wonsu and wears as its insignia three chevrons with a star centered above. The rank of Wonsa is greatly respected in the South Korean military with many of its holders approaching between 25 and 30 years of military service. Those holding the rank of Wonsa are eligible to be promoted to Junwi, considered the only Warrant Officer rank of the South Korean armed forces.