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One-star rank

A NATO one-star general's rank insignia

An officer of one-star rank is a senior commander in many of the armed services holding a rank described by the NATO code of OF-6. The term is also used by some armed forces which are not NATO members. Typically, one-star officers hold the rank of commodore, flotilla admiral, brigadier general, brigadier, or in the case of those air forces with a separate rank structure, air commodore.

Officers of one-star rank are either the most junior of the flag, general and air officer ranks, or are not considered to hold the distinction at all. Specifically, in many navies, one-star officers are not considered to be flag officers, although this is not always the case. The army and air force rank of brigadier general is, by definition, a general officer rank. However, the equivalent rank of brigadier is usually not designated as a general officer. The air force rank of air commodore is always considered to be an air-officer rank.

Contents

  • Australian one-star ranks 1
  • Canadian one–maple-leaf ranks 2
  • German one-star ranks 3
  • Indian one-star ranks 4
  • Pakistani one-star ranks 5
  • United Kingdom one-star ranks 6
  • United States one-star ranks 7
  • Other naval one-star ranks 8
  • See also 9
  • References 10

Australian one-star ranks

Australian commodore shoulder board

Canadian one–maple-leaf ranks

The maple leaf appears with St. Edward's crown and crossed sabre and baton.

Before unification in 1968, the rank of air commodore was the one-star rank equivalent for the Royal Canadian Air Force, and brigadier for the Canadian Army.

German one-star ranks

Army and Air Force:

  • Brigadegeneral (brigadier general)
  • Generalarzt ("surgeon general")
  • Generalapotheker ("pharmacist general")

Navy:

  • Flotillenadmiral ("flotilla admiral")
  • Admiralarzt ("surgeon admiral")
  • Admiralapotheker ("pharmacist admiral")

Indian one-star ranks

Pakistani one-star ranks

Pakistani air commodore 's rank insignia.

United Kingdom one-star ranks

United States one-star ranks

Other naval one-star ranks

In the modern naval services of Belgium, Denmark, Finland and Sweden, the one-star rank is flotilla admiral.

See also

References

  1. ^ British Army - Ranks
  2. ^ RAF Glossary
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