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US Navy Commissioned Officer Ranks

1984+ Midshipman Ensign Lieutenant, Lieutenant Lieutenant Commander Captain Rear Admiral Rear Admiral Vice Admiral Admiral Fleet Admiral
Junior Grade Commander Lower Half [Upper Half]
1983 Midshipman Ensign Lieutenant, Lieutenant Lieutenant Commander Captain Commodore Rear Admiral Vice Admiral Admiral Fleet Admiral
Junior Grade Commander Admiral
1944-1983 Midshipman Ensign Lieutenant, Lieutenant Lieutenant Commander Captain — Rear Admiral Vice Admiral Admiral Fleet Admiral
Junior Grade Commander
1917-1944 Midshipman Ensign Lieutenant, Lieutenant Lieutenant Commander Captain — Rear Admiral Vice Admiral Admiral —
Junior Grade Commander
1899-1917 Midshipman Ensign Lieutenant, Lieutenant Lieutenant Commander Captain — Rear Admiral Vice Admiral Admiral Admiral of the
Junior Grade Commander Navy
1883-1899 Midshipman Ensign Lieutenant, Lieutenant Lieutenant Commander Captain Commodore Rear Admiral Vice Admiral Admiral —
Junior Grade Commander
1870-1883 Midshipman Ensign Master (ILP) Lieutenant Lieutenant Commander Captain Commodore Rear Admiral Vice Admiral Admiral —
Commander
1866-1870 Midshipman Ensign Master (ILP) Lieutenant Lieutenant Commander Captain Commodore Rear Admiral Vice Admiral — —
Commander
1862-1866 Midshipman Ensign Master (ILP) Lieutenant Lieutenant Commander Captain Commodore Rear Admiral — — —
Commander
1857-1862 Midshipman Passed Master Lieutenant Lieutenant Commander Captain 2nd Captain 1st — — — —
Midshipman Commandant Grade Grade
1831-1857 Midshipman Passed Master Lieutenant Lieutenant Commander Captain 2nd Captain 1st — — — —
Midshipman Commandant Grade Grade
1802-1831 Midshipman Passed Master Lieutenant Lieutenant Master Captain 2nd Captain 1st — — — —
Midshipman Commandant Commandant Grade Grade
1799-1802 Midshipman Passed Master Lieutenant Lieutenant Master Captain 2nd Captain 1st — — — —
Midshipman Commanding Commandant Grade Grade
1776-1799 Midshipman Sailing Lieutenant Captain 3rd Captain 2nd Captain 1st — — — —
Master (3rd, 2d, 1st) Grade Grade Grade
US Army Officer Ranks
Cadet 2nd First Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Brigadier Major General Lieutenant General General of the
Lieutenant Lieutenant Colonel General General Army
1944 Cadet 2nd First Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Brigadier Major General General General of the
Lieutenant Lieutenant Colonel General Army
1917 Cadet 2nd First Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Brigadier Major General General —
Lieutenant Lieutenant Colonel General
Cadet 2nd First Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Brigadier Major General —
Lieutenant Lieutenant Colonel General
1869 Cadet 2nd First Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Brigadier Major General Lieutenant General of the —
Lieutenant Lieutenant Colonel General General Army
1866 Cadet 2nd First Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Brigadier Major General — General of the —
Lieutenant Lieutenant Colonel General Army
1864-1866 Cadet 2nd First Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Brigadier Major General Lieutenant — —
Lieutenant Lieutenant Colonel General General
Cadet 2nd First Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Brigadier Major General — — —
Lieutenant Lieutenant Colonel General
1855-1861 Cadet 2nd First Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Brigadier Major General Lieutenant — —
Lieutenant Lieutenant Colonel General General
1832-1855 Cadet 2nd First Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Brigadier Major General — — —
Lieutenant Lieutenant Colonel General
1799-1832 Cadet 2nd First Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Brigadier Major General — — —
Lieutenant Lieutenant Colonel General
1802-1814 Cadet Ensign Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Brigadier Major General — — —
Colonel General
1799-1802 — Ensign Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Brigadier Major General — — —
Colonel General
1798-1799 — Ensign Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Brigadier Major General Lieutenant — —
Colonel General General
1796-1798 — Ensign Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Brigadier Major General General of the Army and
Colonel General Commander in Chief
1775 — Ensign Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Brigadier Major General — General of the Army and
Colonel General Commander in Chief