Sergeant Major (IA)

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Imperial Army Ground Forces Command ranks
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Commissioned Officers
O11a » Field Marshal
O10 » General (Colonel-General)
O9 » Lieutenant General
O8 » Major General
O7 » Brigadier General
O6 » Colonel
O5 » Lieutenant Colonel
O4 » Major
O3 » Captain
O2 » First Lieutenant
O1 » Second Lieutenant
O0 » Officer Cadet
Enlisted Ranks
E9 » Sergeant Major
E8 » Master Sergeant (First Sergeant)
E7 » Leading Sergeant
E6 » Staff Sergeant
E5 » Sergeant
E4 » Lance Sergeant
E3 » Corporal
E2 » Lance Corporal
E1 » Private (Private 1st Class)
E0 » Recruit (Private Recruit)

The rank of Sergeant Major (E9) is the non-commissioned officer rank in the Imperial Army for the most senior non-commissioned officer in an Imperial Army Battalion.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Each Battalion in the Imperial Army has one Sergeant Major who is the most senior Sergeant in the unit. Some Imperial Army staff appointments are also by Sergeant Majors

The Sergeant Major attached to the staff of the Lord Marshal of the Unified Armies has the title Sergeant Major Imperial and represents the enlisted ranks of the Imperial Army to the most senior Officers as well as undertaking other, mostly ceremonial, duties.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The term sergeant refers to a non-commissioned officer placed above the rank of a corporal. The term sergeant major thus refers to the chief of these sergeants.


References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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