United States Coast Guard Ranks In Order
This table of the United States Coast Guard ranks from lowest to highest shows the Coast Guard's rank structure from lowest to highest including rank insignia, abbreviation, and rank classification.
The United States Coast Guard has twenty four grades of enlisted sailors and officers, with most sailors enlisting at the entry-level rank of Seaman Recruit (SR, paygrade E-1). The highest rank achievable in the Coast Guard is Admiral.
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