The Alliance Military has many ranks, most are based off the United States Armed Forces ranks of the Twentieth-Century.
The Alliance Navy has twenty-six ranks in all, everyone of them based off the United States Navy. All ranks have trained little.
Servicemen Recruit E-1- All soldiers newly recruited and trained. Most are quickly promoted. Are paid more than most servicemen for two months for completing training and beginning their training. No insignia. Equivalent to Private First Class in the Marines, Army, and Recruit in the Military Police.
Servicemen Apprentice E-2- Second lowest rank, first promotion for all servicemen in the Navy. Equivalent to Private First class in the Marines, Private Second Class in the Army, and Private in the Military Police.
Servicemen E-3- Third lowest rank in Navy, equivalent to private in the Army and Lance Bombardier Military Police, and to Lance Corporal in the Marines.
Petty Officer Third Class E-4- Fourth rank in the Alliance Navy and lowest non-commissioned officer, equivalent to Corporal(Specialists) in the Army and Marines, and Bombardier in the Military Police.
Petty Officer Second Class E-5- Just above E-4, the Petty Officer Second Class is equivalent to Sergeant in the Marines and Army and equivalent to OR-5 in the Military Police.
Petty Officer First Class E-6- E-6 is equivalent to Staff Sergeant in the Marines and Army, and Sergeant in the Military Police.
Chief Petty Officer E-7- The Petty Officer is equivalent to Sergeant First Class in the Army, Gunnery Sergeant in Marines, and Color Sergeant in the Military Police.
Senior Chief Petty Officer E-8- The Senior Chief also has another rank inside of it, known as Command Senior Chief Petty Officer, which is slightly above Senior Petty Officer. It is equivalent to Master Sergeant and First Sergeant in the Marines and Army, and Company Sergeant Major and Quartermaster Sergeant in the Military Police.
E-9- The E-9 rank has six ranks in it, all of which slightly higher than it's predecessor; These ranks are: Master Chief Petty Officer and Command Master Chief Petty Officer, both loosely equivalent to Master Gunnery Sergeant in Marines, Sergeant Major in the Army, and Regimental Sergeant Major in the Military Police.
The next rank two ranks, Force Master Chief Petty Officer and Fleet Master Chief Petty Officer have no extra command over the CMCPO, but are just more rare and depend upon location, their equivalents are Sergeant Major in the Marines, Command Sergeant Major in the Army, and Warrant Officer Class One (Conductor) in the Military Police.
The final ranks, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy and Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairmen, although both are normally shared by the same person. Equivalents are Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Sergeant Major of the Army, and the closest in the Military Police would be Warrant Officer Class One, although this rank would be slightly lower if the two ever met in battle, making the MCPON the leading servicemen.
The Alliance Marine Corps has twenty-seven ranks in all, each based off the U.S. Marine Corps system.
Alliance Military PoliceEdit
The Military Police, originating from the United Kingdom Army, grew big enough to become it's own branch in the Alliance. It has twenty-four total ranks.
The Alliance Army has twenty-eight ranks in all. Based off the United States Army ranking system.