Marine (IM)

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Imperial Marine Ranks
Imperial Marine Logo.jpeg
Commissioned Officers
O9 » Marshal-Commandant of the Corps
O8 » Brigadier-General (Marshal)
O7 » Brigadier
O6 » Coronel
O5 » Lieutenant Coronel
O4 » Force Commander
O3 » Captain (Force Captain)
O2 » First Lieutenant (Force Lieutenant)
O1 » Second Lieutenant (Force Ensign)
O0 » Cadet / Midshipman
Enlisted Ranks
E9 » Sergeant Major (Fleet Sergeant)
E8 » Master Sergeant (Ship / First Sergeant)
E7 » Leading Sergeant (Section Sergeant)
E6 » Staff Sergeant (Gunnery Sergeant)
E5 » Sergeant
E4 » Lance Sergeant
E3 » Corporal
E2 » Lance Corporal
E1 » Marine/Private (Private 1st Class)
E0 » Marine Recruit / Apprentice

Once a person is enlisted into the Imperial Marines and has passed basic training, that person will have the rank of Marine (E1).

  • For other meanings for Marine see Marine

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Once a person is enlisted into the Imperial Marines and has passed basic training, that person will have the rank of Marine.

Certain Mercenary units also use this rank. The rank is also used, informally, by some Pirates and Criminals but is then just another name for Ship's Troops.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The name Marine is a simple derivation from the descriptive term "A soldier in the Marine Corps". The "Marine Corps" in this description was, however, one serving pre-space wet-navies (the "Marine" being another name for "Sea") where those troops conducted "Expeditionary" and "Amphibious" operations. With the move into space, the "Amphibious" part of the term passed elsewhere.

The term, in the Imperial Marines, was listed in the documents establishing that Corps granted by Cleon I in the year 0.

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