Appendix C
Celestial Military Ranks


GradeSpoken TitleRegistration TitleEquivalent
O-18大元帅
(Dayuanshuai)
二级帅
(Erjishuai)
Grand Marshal
O-17元帅
(Yuanshuai)
一级帅
(Yijishuai)
Field Marshal
O-15上等大将
(Shangdengdajiang)
六级将
(Liujijiang)
Grand General
O-14大将
(Dajiang)
五级将
(Wujijiang)
Senior General
O-13上将
(Shangjiang)
四级将
(Sijijiang)
General
O-12中将
(Zhongjiang)
三级将
(Sanjijiang)
Lieutenant General
O-11少将
(Shaojiang)
二级将
(Erjijiang)
Major General
O-10准将
(Zhunjiang)
一级将
(Yijijiang)
Brigadier General
O-9大校
(Daxiao)
四级校
(Sijixiao)
Senior Colonel
O-8上校
(Shangxiao)
三级校
(Sanjixiao)
Colonel
O-7中校
(Zhongxiao)
二级校
(Erjixiao)
Lieutenant Colonel
O-6少校
(Shaoxiao)
一级校
(Yijixiao)
Major
O-5大尉
(Dawei)
五级尉
(Wujiwei)
Senior Captain
O-4上尉
(Shangwei)
四级尉
(Sijiwei)
Captain
O-3中尉
(Zhongwei)
三级尉
(Sanjiwei)
First Lieutenant
O-2少尉
(Shaowei)
二级尉
(Erjiwei)
Second Lieutenant
O-1列尉
(Liewei)
一级尉
(Yijiwei)
Junior Lieutenant
C-4大学员
(Daxueyuan)
四级学员
(Siji Xueyuan)
Officer Cadet, Year Four
C-3正学员
(Zhengxueyuan)
三级学员
(Sanji Xueyuan)
Officer Cadet, Year Three
C-2中学员
(Zhongxueyuan)
二级学员
(Erji Xueyuan)
Officer Cadet, Year Two
C-1少学员
(Shaoxueyuan)
一级学员
(Yiji Xueyuan)
Officer Cadet, Year One
W-5大准尉
(Dazhunwei)
五级准尉
(Wuji Zhunwei)
Warrant Officer, Grade 5
W-4上准尉
(Shangzhunwei)
四级准尉
(Siji Zhunwei)
Warrant Officer, Grade 4
W-3中准尉
(Zhongzhunwei)
三级准尉
(Sanji Zhunwei)
Warrant Officer, Grade 3
W-2少准尉
(Shaozhunwei)
二级准尉
(Erji Zhunwei)
Warrant Officer, Grade 2
W-1列准尉
(Liezhunwei)
一级准尉
(Yiji Zhunwei)
Warrant Officer, Grade 1
E-18大军士长
(Dajunshizhang)
五级军士长
(Wuji Junshizhang)
Corps Sergeant Major
E-17上军士长
(Shangjunshizhang)
四级军士长
(Siji Junshizhang)
Division Sergeant Major
E-16中军士长
(Zhongjunshizhang)
三级军士长
(Sanji Junshizhang)
Regimental Sergeant Major
E-15少军士长
(Shaojunshizhang)
二级军士长
(Erji Junshizhang)
Battalion Major
E-14列军士长
(Liejunshizhang)
一级军士长
(Yiji Junshizhang)
Company Sergeant Major
E-13大军士
(Dajunshi)
五级军士
(Wuji Junshi)
Superior Sergeant
E-12上军士
(Shangjunshi)
四级军士
(Siji Junshi)
Senior Sergeant
E-11中军士
(Zhongjunshi)
三级军士
(Sanji Junshi)
Sergeant
E-10少军士
(Shaojunshi)
二级军士
(Erji Junshi)
Junior Sergeant
E-9列军士
(Liejunshi)
一级军士
(Yiji Junshi)
Lance Sergeant
E-8大士
(Dashi)
五级士官
(Wuji Shiguan)
Superior Corporal
E-7上士
(Shangshi)
四级士官
(Siji Shiguan)
Senior Corporal
E-6中士
(Zhongshi)
三级士官
(Sanji Shiguan)
Corporal
E-5少士
(Shaoshi)
二级士官
(Erji Shiguan)
Junior Corporal
E-4列士
(Lieshi)
一级士官
(Yiji Shiguan)
Lance Corporal
E-3上等兵
(Shangdengbing)
三级列兵
(Sanji Liebing)
Superior Private
E-2二兵
(Erbing)
二级列兵
(Erji Liebing)
Private First Class
E-1一兵
(Yibing)
一级列兵
(Yiji Liebing)
Private