Group IV Administration
Rank & Grade Abbreviations
(Per Regulations 35-5 & 52-16)
(Last Update: 22 Aug 2010)


Note:  There are no periods (.) and never all caps.

Air Force/CAP General Officers
Grade Abbreviations
Major General Maj Gen
Brigadier General Brig Gen
Officers
Grade Senior Members Cadets 
Colonel Col C/Col
  Lieutenant Colonel  Lt Col C/Lt Col
Major Maj C/Maj
Captain Capt C/Capt
First Lieutenant 1st Lt C/1st Lt
Second Lieutenant 2d Lt C/2d Lt
Flight Officers
Grade Senior Members 18-21
Senior Flight Officer SFO
Technical Flight Officer TFO
Flight Officer FO
Non-Commissioned Officers (NCO)
Grade Senior Members Cadets 
Chief Master Sergeant CMSgt C/CMSgt
Senior Master Sergeant SMSgt C/SMSgt
Master Sergeant MSgt C/MSgt
Technical Sergeant TSgt C/TSgt
 Staff Sergeant SSgt C/SSgt
Airmen
Grade Cadets
Senior Airman C/SrA
Airman First Class C/A1C
Airman C/Amn
Airman Basic C/AB