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Ranks and Insignia

A list of all Army enlisted ranks and their respected description and requirements.

Retired



RET, E-1

Description
Members of this rank have retired from the unit
Prerequisites
Retirement or Honorable discharge
Private



PVT, E-1

Description
An entry-level Enlisted Soldier in the 1st Cavalry Division
Prerequisites
To gain this rank, you must be accepted into the 1st Cavalry Division.
Private 2



PV2, E-2

Description
An Enlisted Soldier of the 1st Cavalry Division
Prerequisites
To gain the rank of PV2, you must pass Basic Combat Training.
Private First Class



PFC, E-3

Description
A Private First Class is an enlisted soldier in the 1st Cavalry Division. This is the Rank at which you can begin to look at other branches to join.
Prerequisites
15 Promotion Points. 25 days TIG (Time in Grade)
Specialist



SPC, E-4

Description
A Specialist is the Maximum Rank a member of the 1st Cavalry Division can be without holding a leadership position. To advance from here, you should start thinking about leading a fireteam. There is also a system in place to continue through different SPC ranks. Contact your FTL about how this works.
Prerequisites
25 Promotion Points. 40 days TIG.
Corporal



CPL, E-4

Description
A Corporal is a Junior NCO in the 1st Cavalry Division. Usually leads a fireteam.
Prerequisites
25 Promotion Points + Leadership. 40 days TIG.
Specialist Rank 5



SPC5, E-5

Description
A Specialist rank 5 is an enlisted soldier in the 1st Cavalry Division.
Prerequisites
30 Promotion Points. 40 days TIG.
Sergeant



SGT, E-5

Description
A Sergeant is an NCO in the 1st Cavalry Division. Usually leads a fireteam or a squad.
Prerequisites
30 Promotion Points + Leadership. 50 days TIG.
Specialist Rank 6



SPC6, E-6

Description
A Specialist rank 6 is an enlisted soldier in the 1st Cavalry Division.
Prerequisites
40 Promotion Points. 60 days TIG.
Staff Sergeant



SSG, E-6

Description
A Staff Sergeant in the 1st Cavalry Division is an NCO. Usually a squad leader.
Prerequisites
40 Promotion Points + Leadership. 60 days TIG.
Specialist Rank 7



SPC7, E-7

Description
A Specialist rank 7 is an enlisted soldier in the 1st Cavalry Division.
Prerequisites
50 Promotion Points. 90 days TIG.
Sergeant First Class



SFC, E-7

Description
The Sergeant First Class is a Senior NCO in the 1st Cavalry Division. Usually acting a Platoon Sergeant and assistant to the Platoon Leader.
Prerequisites
50 Promotion Points + Leadership. 90 days TIG.
Specialist Rank 8



SPC8, E-8

Description
A Specialist rank 8 is an enlisted soldier in the 1st Cavalry Division.
Prerequisites
60 Promotion Points. 120 days TIG.
Master Sergeant



MSG, E-8

Description
A Master Sergeant in the 1st Cavalry Division is a senior NCO. Can hold a number of positions.
Prerequisites
60 Promotion Points + Leadership. 120 days TIG.
1st Sergeant



SGM, E-8

Description
A 1st Sergeant in the 1st Cavalry Division is a senior NCO. Can hold a number of positions.
Prerequisites
70 Promotion Points + Leadership. 160 days TIG.
Specialist Rank 9



SPC9, E-9

Description
A Specialist rank 9 is an enlisted soldier in the 1st Cavalry Division.
Prerequisites
70 Promotion Points. 160 days TIG.
Warrant Officer



WO1, W-1

Description
A Warrant Officer in 71st Aviation Company is a fully trained and qualified Huey Pilot in the 71st Aviation Company.
Prerequisites
To get this rank, you must have
1. Been accepted into the 71st Aviation Company via a tryout
2. Went through at least 2 weeks of being in 71st Aviation Company
3. Passed the 71st Aviation Company Flight School.
Chief Warrant Officer 2



CW2, W-2

Description
Personnel that have this rank are Pilots in the 71st Aviation Company.
Prerequisites
20 Promotion Points. Skill growth will be assessed.
Chief Warrant Officer 3



CW3, W-3

Description
Personnel that have this rank are Pilots in the 71st Aviation Company.
Prerequisites
40 Promotion Points. Skill growth will be assessed.
Chief Warrant Officer 4



CW4, W-4

Description
Personnel that have this rank are Pilots in the 71st Aviation Company.
Prerequisites
60 Promotion Points. Skill growth will be assessed.
Chief Warrant Officer 5



CW5, W-5

Description
Personnel that have this rank are Pilots in the 71st Aviation Company.
Prerequisites
100 Promotion Points. Skill growth will be assessed.
Second Lieutenant



2LT, O-1

Description
A Second Lieutenant in the 1st Cavalry Division is the first rank at which you are considered an Officer. Personnel that hold this rank usually lead a Platoon or are in charge of a branch.
Prerequisites
80 Promotion points + Leadership. 160 days TIG.
First Lieutenant



1LT, O-2

Description
First Lieutenant is the second Officer rank in the 1st Cavalry Division. Personnel in this rank usually lead a Platoon.
Prerequisites
90 Promotion Points + Leadership. 180 days TIG.
Captain



CPT, O-3

Description
Captain is the third Officer rank in the 1st Cavalry Division. Personnel in this rank usually lead a Platoon or HQ element.
Prerequisites
120 Promotion Points + Leadership. 200 days TIG.
Major



MAJ, O-4

Description
Major is the fourth Officer rank in the 1st Cavalry Division. Personnel in this rank usually lead an HQ element.
Prerequisites
140 Promotion Points + Leadership. 200 days TIG.
Lieutenant Colonel



LTC, O-5

Description
Lieutenant Colonel is the fifth Officer rank in the 1st Cavalry Division. Personnel in this rank usually lead an HQ element.
Prerequisites
150 Promotion Points + Leadership. 200 days TIG.