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Slide 1 - Military Customs and Courtesies
Slide 2 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote
Slide 3 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser
Slide 4 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview
Slide 5 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions
Slide 6 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition
Slide 7 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition
Slide 8 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition
Slide 9 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition
Slide 10 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition
Slide 11 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition
Slide 12 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition
Slide 13 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition
Slide 14 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition
Slide 15 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition
Slide 16 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition
Slide 17 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition
Slide 18 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions
Slide 19 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions
Slide 20 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions
Slide 21 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition
Slide 22 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition
Slide 23 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition
Slide 24 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition
Slide 25 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition
Slide 26 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition
Slide 27 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition
Slide 28 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition
Slide 29 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition
Slide 30 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition
Slide 31 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition
Slide 32 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition
Slide 33 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition
Slide 34 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions
Slide 35 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services
Slide 36 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services Navy Rank Recognition – Other Services
Slide 37 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services Navy Rank Recognition – Other Services Identifying Officers 2d Lt - Capt Maj - Col All Generals Rendering Courtesies Service Cap
Slide 38 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services Navy Rank Recognition – Other Services Identifying Officers 2d Lt - Capt Maj - Col All Generals Rendering Courtesies Service Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies Flight Cap BDU Cap
Slide 39 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services Navy Rank Recognition – Other Services Identifying Officers 2d Lt - Capt Maj - Col All Generals Rendering Courtesies Service Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies Flight Cap BDU Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies BDUs Service uniform
Slide 40 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services Navy Rank Recognition – Other Services Identifying Officers 2d Lt - Capt Maj - Col All Generals Rendering Courtesies Service Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies Flight Cap BDU Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies BDUs Service uniform Saluting Rendering Courtesies
Slide 41 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services Navy Rank Recognition – Other Services Identifying Officers 2d Lt - Capt Maj - Col All Generals Rendering Courtesies Service Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies Flight Cap BDU Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies BDUs Service uniform Saluting Rendering Courtesies Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations
Slide 42 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services Navy Rank Recognition – Other Services Identifying Officers 2d Lt - Capt Maj - Col All Generals Rendering Courtesies Service Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies Flight Cap BDU Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies BDUs Service uniform Saluting Rendering Courtesies Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Groups
Slide 43 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services Navy Rank Recognition – Other Services Identifying Officers 2d Lt - Capt Maj - Col All Generals Rendering Courtesies Service Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies Flight Cap BDU Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies BDUs Service uniform Saluting Rendering Courtesies Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Groups Staff Cars Rendering Courtesies
Slide 44 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services Navy Rank Recognition – Other Services Identifying Officers 2d Lt - Capt Maj - Col All Generals Rendering Courtesies Service Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies Flight Cap BDU Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies BDUs Service uniform Saluting Rendering Courtesies Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Groups Staff Cars Rendering Courtesies U.S. Flag Rendering Courtesies
Slide 45 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services Navy Rank Recognition – Other Services Identifying Officers 2d Lt - Capt Maj - Col All Generals Rendering Courtesies Service Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies Flight Cap BDU Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies BDUs Service uniform Saluting Rendering Courtesies Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Groups Staff Cars Rendering Courtesies U.S. Flag Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies
Slide 46 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services Navy Rank Recognition – Other Services Identifying Officers 2d Lt - Capt Maj - Col All Generals Rendering Courtesies Service Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies Flight Cap BDU Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies BDUs Service uniform Saluting Rendering Courtesies Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Groups Staff Cars Rendering Courtesies U.S. Flag Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies
Slide 47 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services Navy Rank Recognition – Other Services Identifying Officers 2d Lt - Capt Maj - Col All Generals Rendering Courtesies Service Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies Flight Cap BDU Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies BDUs Service uniform Saluting Rendering Courtesies Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Groups Staff Cars Rendering Courtesies U.S. Flag Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies The National Anthem and To the Colors Rendering Courtesies
Slide 48 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services Navy Rank Recognition – Other Services Identifying Officers 2d Lt - Capt Maj - Col All Generals Rendering Courtesies Service Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies Flight Cap BDU Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies BDUs Service uniform Saluting Rendering Courtesies Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Groups Staff Cars Rendering Courtesies U.S. Flag Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies The National Anthem and To the Colors Rendering Courtesies Ruffles and Flourishes Rendering Courtesies
Slide 49 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services Navy Rank Recognition – Other Services Identifying Officers 2d Lt - Capt Maj - Col All Generals Rendering Courtesies Service Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies Flight Cap BDU Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies BDUs Service uniform Saluting Rendering Courtesies Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Groups Staff Cars Rendering Courtesies U.S. Flag Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies The National Anthem and To the Colors Rendering Courtesies Ruffles and Flourishes Rendering Courtesies Ruffles and Flourishes Rendering Courtesies
Slide 50 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services Navy Rank Recognition – Other Services Identifying Officers 2d Lt - Capt Maj - Col All Generals Rendering Courtesies Service Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies Flight Cap BDU Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies BDUs Service uniform Saluting Rendering Courtesies Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Groups Staff Cars Rendering Courtesies U.S. Flag Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies The National Anthem and To the Colors Rendering Courtesies Ruffles and Flourishes Rendering Courtesies Ruffles and Flourishes Rendering Courtesies Pledge of Allegiance Rendering Courtesies
Slide 51 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services Navy Rank Recognition – Other Services Identifying Officers 2d Lt - Capt Maj - Col All Generals Rendering Courtesies Service Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies Flight Cap BDU Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies BDUs Service uniform Saluting Rendering Courtesies Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Groups Staff Cars Rendering Courtesies U.S. Flag Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies The National Anthem and To the Colors Rendering Courtesies Ruffles and Flourishes Rendering Courtesies Ruffles and Flourishes Rendering Courtesies Pledge of Allegiance Rendering Courtesies Air Force Song Other Service Songs Individual Courtesies *Manners *Appropriate Titles *Gossip General Courtesies
Slide 52 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services Navy Rank Recognition – Other Services Identifying Officers 2d Lt - Capt Maj - Col All Generals Rendering Courtesies Service Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies Flight Cap BDU Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies BDUs Service uniform Saluting Rendering Courtesies Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Groups Staff Cars Rendering Courtesies U.S. Flag Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies The National Anthem and To the Colors Rendering Courtesies Ruffles and Flourishes Rendering Courtesies Ruffles and Flourishes Rendering Courtesies Pledge of Allegiance Rendering Courtesies Air Force Song Other Service Songs Individual Courtesies *Manners *Appropriate Titles *Gossip General Courtesies Individual Courtesies *Professionalism *Position of Honor *Senior Officer Enters *Proper Telephone Etiquette General Courtesies
Slide 53 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services Navy Rank Recognition – Other Services Identifying Officers 2d Lt - Capt Maj - Col All Generals Rendering Courtesies Service Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies Flight Cap BDU Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies BDUs Service uniform Saluting Rendering Courtesies Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Groups Staff Cars Rendering Courtesies U.S. Flag Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies The National Anthem and To the Colors Rendering Courtesies Ruffles and Flourishes Rendering Courtesies Ruffles and Flourishes Rendering Courtesies Pledge of Allegiance Rendering Courtesies Air Force Song Other Service Songs Individual Courtesies *Manners *Appropriate Titles *Gossip General Courtesies Individual Courtesies *Professionalism *Position of Honor *Senior Officer Enters *Proper Telephone Etiquette General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Purpose of Reporting Demonstrates respect for senior ranking officers and their position Use formal reporting procedures when told to report to any senior ranking officer * *
Slide 54 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services Navy Rank Recognition – Other Services Identifying Officers 2d Lt - Capt Maj - Col All Generals Rendering Courtesies Service Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies Flight Cap BDU Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies BDUs Service uniform Saluting Rendering Courtesies Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Groups Staff Cars Rendering Courtesies U.S. Flag Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies The National Anthem and To the Colors Rendering Courtesies Ruffles and Flourishes Rendering Courtesies Ruffles and Flourishes Rendering Courtesies Pledge of Allegiance Rendering Courtesies Air Force Song Other Service Songs Individual Courtesies *Manners *Appropriate Titles *Gossip General Courtesies Individual Courtesies *Professionalism *Position of Honor *Senior Officer Enters *Proper Telephone Etiquette General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Purpose of Reporting Demonstrates respect for senior ranking officers and their position Use formal reporting procedures when told to report to any senior ranking officer * * Reporting Procedures Entrance Procedures *Prepare mentally and physically *Entering *When told to enter
Slide 55 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services Navy Rank Recognition – Other Services Identifying Officers 2d Lt - Capt Maj - Col All Generals Rendering Courtesies Service Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies Flight Cap BDU Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies BDUs Service uniform Saluting Rendering Courtesies Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Groups Staff Cars Rendering Courtesies U.S. Flag Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies The National Anthem and To the Colors Rendering Courtesies Ruffles and Flourishes Rendering Courtesies Ruffles and Flourishes Rendering Courtesies Pledge of Allegiance Rendering Courtesies Air Force Song Other Service Songs Individual Courtesies *Manners *Appropriate Titles *Gossip General Courtesies Individual Courtesies *Professionalism *Position of Honor *Senior Officer Enters *Proper Telephone Etiquette General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Purpose of Reporting Demonstrates respect for senior ranking officers and their position Use formal reporting procedures when told to report to any senior ranking officer * * Reporting Procedures Entrance Procedures *Prepare mentally and physically *Entering *When told to enter Reporting Procedures Reporting *Once centered and halted at attention, salute, and render a reporting statement
Slide 56 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services Navy Rank Recognition – Other Services Identifying Officers 2d Lt - Capt Maj - Col All Generals Rendering Courtesies Service Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies Flight Cap BDU Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies BDUs Service uniform Saluting Rendering Courtesies Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Groups Staff Cars Rendering Courtesies U.S. Flag Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies The National Anthem and To the Colors Rendering Courtesies Ruffles and Flourishes Rendering Courtesies Ruffles and Flourishes Rendering Courtesies Pledge of Allegiance Rendering Courtesies Air Force Song Other Service Songs Individual Courtesies *Manners *Appropriate Titles *Gossip General Courtesies Individual Courtesies *Professionalism *Position of Honor *Senior Officer Enters *Proper Telephone Etiquette General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Purpose of Reporting Demonstrates respect for senior ranking officers and their position Use formal reporting procedures when told to report to any senior ranking officer * * Reporting Procedures Entrance Procedures *Prepare mentally and physically *Entering *When told to enter Reporting Procedures Reporting *Once centered and halted at attention, salute, and render a reporting statement Reporting Procedures Departure Procedures *Once you have been dismissed, resume the position of attention and salute *Once the senior ranking officer returns your salute, drop yours *Execute the appropriate facing movement and exit using the most direct route
Slide 57 - Military Customs and Courtesies It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss Quote CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE Brain Teaser Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Overview Custom – act or ceremony stemming from tradition Courtesy – written guidance Definitions Airman Insignia Rank Recognition Airmen Basic (AB) Does not wear any rank insignia Addressed as “Airman Basic” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-1 Rank Recognition Airmen (Amn) Chevron of 1 stripe with star Addressed as “Airman” Pay grade is E-2 Rank Recognition Airman First Class (A1C) Chevron of 2 stripes with star Addressed as “Airman First Class”or “Airman” Pay grade is E-3 Rank Recognition Senior Airman (SrA) Chevron of 3 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Airman” or “Airman” Pay grade is E-4 Rank Recognition Junior Noncommissioned Officers Rank Recognition Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Chevron of 4 stripes with star Addressed as “Staff Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-5 Rank Recognition Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Chevron of 5 stripes with star Addressed as “Technical Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-6 Rank Recognition Senior Noncommissioned Officer Rank Recognition Master Sergeant (MSgt) Chevron of 6 stripes with star Addressed as “Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-7 Rank Recognition Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Chevron of 7 stripes with star Addressed as “Senior Master Sergeant” or “Sergeant” Pay grade is E-8 Rank Recognition Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Chevron of 8 stripes with star Addressed as “Chief Master Sergeant” or “Chief” Pay grade is E-9 Rank Recognition First Sergeant (1st Sgt) Rank Recognition – Special Positions Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rank Recognition - Special Positions Company Grade Officers Rank Recognition Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) Wears 1 gold bar Addressed as “Second Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-1 Rank Recognition First Lieutenant (1st Lt) Wears 1 silver bar Addressed as “First Lieutenant” or “Lieutenant” Pay grade is O-2 Rank Recognition Captain (Capt) Wears 2 silver bars connected Addressed as “Captain” Pay grade is O-3 Rank Recognition Field Grade Officers Rank Recognition Major (Maj) Wears 1 gold oak leaf Addressed as “Major” Pay grade is O-4 Rank Recognition Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Wears 1 silver oak leaf Addressed as “Lieutenant Colonel” or “Colonel” Pay grade is O-5 Rank Recognition Colonel (Col) Wears one silver eagle Addressed as “Colonel” Pay grade is O-6 Rank Recognition General Officers Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Rank Recognition Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Wears 1 silver star Addressed as “Brigadier General” or “General” Pay grade is O-7 Rank Recognition Major General (Maj Gen) Wears 2 silver stars Addressed as “Major General” or “General” Pay grade is O-8 Rank Recognition Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Wears 3 silver stars Addressed as “Lieutenant General” or “General” Pay grade is O-9 Rank Recognition General (Gen) Wears 4 silver stars Addressed as “General” Pay grade is O-10 Rank Recognition Chaplains and Doctors Rank Recognition - Special Positions Army / Marines Rank Recognition – Other Services Navy Rank Recognition – Other Services Identifying Officers 2d Lt - Capt Maj - Col All Generals Rendering Courtesies Service Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies Flight Cap BDU Cap Identifying Officers Rendering Courtesies BDUs Service uniform Saluting Rendering Courtesies Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Saluting Rendering Courtesies Special Considerations Groups Staff Cars Rendering Courtesies U.S. Flag Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies Reveille and Retreat Rendering Courtesies The National Anthem and To the Colors Rendering Courtesies Ruffles and Flourishes Rendering Courtesies Ruffles and Flourishes Rendering Courtesies Pledge of Allegiance Rendering Courtesies Air Force Song Other Service Songs Individual Courtesies *Manners *Appropriate Titles *Gossip General Courtesies Individual Courtesies *Professionalism *Position of Honor *Senior Officer Enters *Proper Telephone Etiquette General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Purpose of Reporting Demonstrates respect for senior ranking officers and their position Use formal reporting procedures when told to report to any senior ranking officer * * Reporting Procedures Entrance Procedures *Prepare mentally and physically *Entering *When told to enter Reporting Procedures Reporting *Once centered and halted at attention, salute, and render a reporting statement Reporting Procedures Departure Procedures *Once you have been dismissed, resume the position of attention and salute *Once the senior ranking officer returns your salute, drop yours *Execute the appropriate facing movement and exit using the most direct route Definitions Rank Recognition Rendering Courtesies General Courtesies Reporting Procedures Customs and Courtesies Summary