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Military Ranks

Wed Mar 15, 2006 9:09 am

Where can I go to get military ranks in all four US branches of service? I was looking for enlistment and officer rankings. Thank you,

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RE: Military Ranks

Wed Mar 15, 2006 9:18 am

like purchasing the actual ones worn on the uniforms? just do a yahoo search for Military Surplus. Youll find plenty of results. If youre anywhere close to a military installation you can go to the clothing sales store and get everything you need. Usually though you need to hold a military ID in order to buy from them.
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RE: Military Ranks

Wed Mar 15, 2006 9:32 am

Quoting Tiger119 (Thread starter):
was looking for enlistment and officer rankings. Thank you,

I'd start with Google.

Where can I go to get military ranks in all four US branches of service?

Four..? Last I looked there are five. Coast Guard is still a branch of the military.

Officers:
http://www.defenselink.mil/specials/insignias/officers.html
Enlisted:
http://www.defenselink.mil/specials/insignias/enlisted.html

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RE: Military Ranks

Wed Mar 15, 2006 9:43 am

Quoting KCMike (Reply 1):
like purchasing the actual ones worn on the uniforms?

- I was actually looking for a list, thanks

Quoting EMBQA (Reply 2):
Four..? Last I looked there are five. Coast Guard is still a branch of the military.

- I had always thought the Coast Guard was part of the Navy, but I guess that goes for the Marines as well.
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RE: Military Ranks

Wed Mar 15, 2006 9:47 am

No, the Marines are part of the Dept of the Navy. Coast Guard was part of the Dept. of Transportation, but now is under Home Land Security.
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RE: Military Ranks

Wed Mar 15, 2006 9:56 am

Quoting EMBQA (Reply 4):
Coast Guard was part of the Dept. of Transportation, but now is under Home Land Security.

- You're saying that The USCG is NOT a part of the DoD?
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RE: Military Ranks

Wed Mar 15, 2006 10:04 am

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RE: Military Ranks

Wed Mar 15, 2006 10:04 am

Quoting Tiger119 (Reply 5):
- You're saying that The USCG is NOT a part of the DoD?

They are more of a law enforcement agency, they were originaly under the Department of Transportation. When the Department of Homeland Security was formed after 9-11 the Coast Guard was merged into Homeland Security, along with Border Patrol, Customs and FEMA.

They are not Department of Defense.
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RE: Military Ranks

Wed Mar 15, 2006 10:40 am

Quoting Tiger119 (Reply 5):

- You're saying that The USCG is NOT a part of the DoD?

Only in wartime, and if so declared by the President and Senate.
 
 
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RE: Military Ranks

Wed Mar 15, 2006 5:47 pm

Let's not forget, also, the Public Health Service and NOAA.
 
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RE: Military Ranks

Thu Mar 16, 2006 1:19 pm

The Coast Guard is DoD and DHS as we speak
and PHS and NOAA are also DoD Uniformed Services
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RE: Military Ranks

Fri Mar 17, 2006 8:00 am

Quoting Socal (Reply 11):
The Coast Guard is DoD and DHS as we speak
and PHS and NOAA are also DoD Uniformed Services

What?

I'm not sure what the "Public Health Service" is, but in the US, such organizations (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to name the most famous) fall under the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) is in the Department of Commerce, as the banner on their home page proclaims.

http://www.noaa.gov/index.html
 
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RE: Military Ranks

Fri Mar 17, 2006 10:23 am

Quoting Thorny (Reply 12):
I'm not sure what the "Public Health Service" is

US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps is the uniformed service of the Department of Health and Human Services. A history of the corps is provided on the site.



National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps is, like the PHS, a Uniformed Service of the United States Government. The service, consisting of approximately 299 commissioned officers, is an integral part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce.
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RE: Military Ranks

Fri Mar 17, 2006 10:56 am

Quoting ShyFlyer (Reply 13):
US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps is the uniformed service of the Department of Health and Human Services. A history of the corps is provided on the site.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps is, like the PHS, a Uniformed Service of the United States Government. The service, consisting of approximately 299 commissioned officers, is an integral part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Neither are DoD as you asserted.

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