Frequently Asked Questions
What are the Army Officer and Enlisted Soldier Ranks?
O1 – Second Lieutenant (2LT) E1 – Private
O2 – First Lieutenant (1LT) E2 – Private (PV2)
O3 – Captain (CPT) E3 – Private First Class (PFC)
O4 – Major (MAJ) E4 – Specialist (SPC) or Corporal (CPL)
O5 – Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) E5 – Sergeant (SGT)
O6 – Colonel (COL) E6 – Staff Sergeant (SSG)
O7 – Brigadier General (BG) E7 – Sergeant First Class (SFC)
O8 – Major General (MG) E8 – Master Sergeant (MSG)
O9 – Lieutenant General (LTG) E9 – Sergeant Major (SGM)
O10 – General (GEN) E9 – Sergeant Major of the Army (SMA)
GOA – General of the Army (GOA)
Note: All information provided is deemed helpful but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.