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Military ranks and abbreviations
The AJRP has followed usage as prescribed by the AWM house style guide. The following are examples of military ranks and their abbreviations as used in the database.

Chief of the General StaffCGSChief of the Naval StaffCNS
Chief of ArmyCAChief of NavyCN
Field MarshalAdmiral of the Fleet
Lieutenant GeneralLt GenVice AdmiralVice Adm
Major GeneralMaj GenRear AdmiralRear Adm
ColonelColCaptainCapt RAN
Lieutenant ColonelLt ColCommanderCdr
MajorMajLieutenant CommanderLt Cdr
Second Lieutenant2nd LtMidshipman
Warrant Officer Class 1WO1Warrant OfficerWO
Warrant Officer Class 2WO2Chief Petty OfficerCPO
Staff SergeantSsgtPetty OfficerPO
SergeantSgtLeading SeamanSMN
CorporalCplAble SeamanAB
Lance CorporalL CplOrdinary SeamanOS
BombardierBdrAir Force
Lance BombardierL BdrChief of the Air ForceCAF
PrivatePteChief of the Air StaffCAS
CraftsmanCfnMarshal of the Royal Australian Air Force
GunnerGnrAir Chief Marshal
SapperSprAir CommodoreAir Cdre
SignalmanSigGroup CaptainGp Capt
TrooperTprWing CommanderWing Cdr
Staff CadetSquadron LeaderSqn Ldr
Officer CadetFlight LieutenantFlt Lt
ApprenticeAppFlying OfficerFO
Pilot OfficerPO
Warrant OfficerWO
Flight SergeantFlt Sgt
Leading AircraftmanLAC
Aircraftman Recruit

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