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United States Air Force Enlisted Ranks (Ordered By Seniority)
|E-1||Airman Basic||AB||Enlisted Airman||[more]|
|E-3||Airman First Class||A1C||Enlisted Airman||[more]|
|E-4||Senior Airman||SrA||Enlisted Airman||[more]|
|E-5||Staff Sergeant||SSgt||Noncommissioned Officer||[more]|
|E-6||Technical Sergeant||TSgt||Noncommissioned Officer||[more]|
|E-7||Master Sergeant||MSgt||Noncommissioned Officer||[more]|
|E-8||Senior Master Sergeant||SMSgt||Noncommissioned Officer||[more]|
|E-9||Chief Master Sergeant||CMSgt||Noncommissioned Officer||[more]|
|E-9||Command Chief Master Sergeant||CCM||Noncommissioned Officer||[more]|
|E-9||Chief Master Sergeant Of The Air Force||CMSAF||Noncommissioned Officer (Special)||[more]|
United States Air Force Enlisted Ranks In Order
Enlisted airmen, including regular airmen and their non-commissioned officers, form the lifeblood of the United States Air Force. The U.S. Air Force has a total of eleven enlisted ranks.
Most airmen enter the Air Force as a Airman Basic following successful completion of Basic Training, and receive promotions and pay raises based on experience and leadership qualities. The highest enlisted rank a soldier can achieve in the Air Force is Command Chief Master Sergeant.
This table lists the Air Force enlisted ranks in order of seniority, from lowest to highest. Choose any rank for detailed information on rank insignia, Air Force responsibilities, pay, and more.
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