U.S. Navy Ranks Officers
Posted January 27, 2009on:
There are various US Navy ranks a person considering a career in the Navy could go through. Gold stripes are used on the uniform for 12 years of service or more. Two silver stripes means a Seaman apprentice; three white stripes are for a Seaman; then there is the Petty Officer Third Class, Petty Officer Second Class and Petty Officer First Class. After that comes the Chief Petty Officer, Senior Chief Petty Officer, Master Chief Petty Officer and a Fleet/Command Master Chief Petty Officer. The highest U.S. Navy rank a Navy officer could achieve is Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy.
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