Ranks

United States Army

  1. Candidate


    Rank given to members upon enlistment with the 9th Special Forces Group.
     

    1. Enlistment Application
    2. Interview with S-1 Recruitment
    E-1
    CAND
  2. Sergeant

     

    1. Completion of Special Forces Assessment & Selection
    2. Completion of Special Forces Qualification Course
    E-5
    SGT
  3. Staff Sergeant

     

    1. TiG - 30 Days
    2. Expert At Assigned MOS
    E-6
    SSG
  4. Sergeant First Class

     

    1. TiG - 60 Days
    2. Cross Trained in one of the following
      • Weapons
      • Engineer
      • Communications
      • Intelligence
      • Medical
    E-7
    SFC
  5. Master Sergeant

     

    1. TiG - 90 Days
    2. Cross Trained in two of the following
      • Weapons
      • Engineer
      • Communications
      • Intelligence
      • Medical
    E-8
    MSG
  6. First Sergeant

     

    1. Must be slotted as a Operations Sergeant
    2. Cross Trained in the following
      • Weapons
      • Engineer
      • Communications
      • Intelligence
      • Medical
    3. Assigned by Detachment Commander
    4. Approved by Command Staff
    E-8
    1SG
  7. Sergeant Major

     

    1. Must be slotted as a Operations Sergeant
    2. Assigned by Detachment Commander 
    3. Approved by Command Staff
    E-9
    SGM
  8. Command Sergeant Major

     

    1. Must be slotted as a Operations Sergeant
    2. Show extreme commitment to the unit
    3. Assigned by Detachment Commander 
    4. Approved by Command Staff
    E-9
    CSM
  9. Warrant Officer Candidate

    W-0
    WOC
  10. Warrant Officer 1

    W-1
    WO1
  11. Chief Warrant Officer 2

    W-2
    CW2
  12. Chief Warrant Officer 3

    W-3
    CW3
  13. Chief Warrant Officer 4

    W-4
    CW4
  14. Chief Warrant Officer 5

    W-5
    CW5
  15. Officer Candidate School

    Billet

    O-0
    OCS
  16. Second Lieutenant

     

    1. Billet
    O-1
    2LT
  17. First Lieutenant

     

    1. Billet
    O-2
    1LT
  18. Captain

     

    1. Billet
    O-3
    CPT
  19. Major

     

    1. Billet
    O-4
    MAJ