The rank system forms the backbone of the Task Force structure and it defines a soldier or officer's role and degree of responsibility.
(Addressed as "Recruit") RECRUIT: 2 TRAINING.
"Lowest Rank" A prospective member of the community that is undergoing their probation period, and who is working towards starting Recruit Combat Training (RCT). While wearing this rank a recruit's primary responsibility is to learn. He is to apply himself to the community and attend basic training which will teach him the foundation he will need to progress through the ranks.
(Addressed as "Private") PRIVATE: 2 SUNDAY OPS, 2 TRAINING.
A Privates primary role is to carry out orders issued to them to the best of his/her ability. A Private is still making a name for himself in the community, he is expected to be active on Teamspeak and on the RG forums.
PRIVATE FIRST CLASS (PFC)
(Addressed as "Private") PRIVATE FIRST CLASS: 2 SUNDAY OPS, 2 TRAINING.
PV2s are promoted to this level after one month or earlier by request of supervisor. Individual can begin BCT at this level with experience or prior military training. Carries out orders issued to them to the best of his/her ability. A PFC will also begin to be introduced to leadership roles and begin to take on more and more responsibility.
(Addressed as "Specialist") SPECIALIST: 3 SUNDAY OPS, 3 TRAINING.
Can manage other enlisted Soldiers of lower rank. They need to be able to command a section effectively when called upon if their section commander becomes a casualty. He has served a minimum of two months and attended a specific training class to earn this promotion. Persons enlisting with prior admin approval can enter BCT as a Specialist.
(Addressed as "Corporal") CORPORAL: ALL SUNDAY OPS, 3 TRAINING.
The base of the Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) ranks, CPLs serve as team leader of a small 4-5 man Fire-team. Like SGTs, they are responsible for individual training, maturity and obedience of Soldiers. A corporal is also expected to start takng on some administrative tasks handed down to them by officers, such as posting in the forums and keeping track of recruits' progression.
(Addressed as "Sergeant") SERGEANT: ALL SUNDAY OPS, 3 TRAINING.
Typically commands a squad (8 to 10 Soldiers). Considered to have the greatest impact on Soldiers because SGTs oversee them in their daily tasks. In short, SGTs set an example and the standard for Privates to look, and live up to. They are the go-to guys when when the bullets start flying, so if you treat them with respect you may find yourself surviving mission after mission.
STAFF SERGEANT (SSG)
(Addressed as "Sergeant") STAFF SERGEANT: ALL SUNDAY OPS, 3 TRAINING.
Also commands a squad (8 to 10 Soldiers). A SSG has more experience than your average sergeant. He has developed the management, and tactical skills through months, and in some cases years of experience. He often has one or more SGTs under his leadership. Responsible for developing, maintaining and utilizing the full range of his Soldiers' potential.
SERGEANT FIRST CLASS (SFC)
(Addressed as "Sergeant") SERGEANT FIRST CLASS: ALL SUNDAY OPS, 3 TRAINING.
Key assistant and advisor to the platoon leader. Can also lead a Squad size unit. Generally has 7 months of RG experience and puts it to use by making quick, accurate decisions in the best interests of the Soldiers and the Community as a whole in relation to the Task Force. (This is not just a position in the task force it is also one in the community.)
MASTER SERGEANT (MSG)
(Addressed as "Sergeant") MASTER SERGEANT: ALL SUNDAY OPS, 3 TRAINING.
Often Found in HQ elements, and special forces units within the Task Force. A Master Sergeant is responsible for maintaining discipline among the ranks while honing his combat and leadership skills on the battlefield. Though not charged with all the leadership responsibilities of a 1SG, a Master Sergeant is expected to dispatch leadership and other duties with the same professionalism.
FIRST SERGEANT (1SG)
(Addressed as "First Sergeant") FIRST SERGEANT: ALL SUNDAY OPS, ALL TRAINING.
A First Sergeant often instructs other SGTs, advises the Commander and helps train all enlisted Soldiers. Assists Officers in the Task Force HQ. A First Sergeant is also expected to aid the CO in administrative tasks, and to enforce the chain of command both in game and out.
SERGEANT MAJOR (SGM)
(Addressed as "Sergeant Major") SERGEANT MAJOR: ALL SUNDAY OPS, ALL TRAINING.
SGMs experience and abilities are equal to that of the CSM, but the sphere of influence regarding leadership is generally limited to those directly under his charge. Assists Officers in the Task Force with in game and administrative tasks.
COMMAND SERGEANT MAJOR (CSM)
(Addressed as " Command Sergeant Major") COMMAND SERGEANT MAJOR: ALL SUNDAY OPS, ALL TRAINING.
Functioning without supervision, a CSM’s counsel is expected to be calm, settled and accurate—with unflagging enthusiasm. Supplies recommendations to the commander and staff, and carries out policies and standards on the performance, training, appearance and conduct of enlisted personnel. A Command Sergeant Major is expected to focus primarily on the obedience and training of recruits and enlisted soldiers and not on administrative tasks and duties. He is also to make sure that the chain of command is respected and any disobedience is punished.
Officers- all officers are expected to complete administrative tasks as well as deal with any divisional problems that may arise.
SECOND LIEUTENANT (2LT)
(Addressed as "Lieutenant") SECOND LIEUTENANT: ALL SUNDAY OPS, ALL TRAINING.
Typically the entry-level rank for most Commissioned Officers. Leads platoon-size elements consisting of the platoon SGT and two or more squads .
FIRST LIEUTENANT (1LT)
(Addressed as "Lieutenant") FIRST LIEUTENANT: ALL SUNDAY OPS, ALL TRAINING.
A seasoned lieutenant with 3 to 4 months of service as second lieutenant. Leads more specialized weapons platoons and indirect fire computation centers. As a senior Lieutenant, they are often selected to be the Executive Officer of a company-sized unit.
(Addressed as "Captain") CAPTAIN: ALL SUNDAY OPS, ALL TRAINING.
Commands and controls company-sized units , together with a principal NCO assistant. Instructs skills at service schools and The United States Army combat training centers and is often a Staff Officer at the battalion level.
(Addressed as "Major") MAJOR: ALL SUNDAY OPS, ALL TRAINING.
Serves as primary Staff Officer for brigade and task force command regarding personnel, logistical and operational missions.
LIEUTENANT COLONEL (LTC)
(Addressed as "Lieutenant Colonel " or "Colonel") LIEUTENANT COLONEL: ALL SUNDAY OPS, ALL TRAINING.
Typically commands battalion-sized units, with a MAJ as principal assistant. May also be selected for brigade and task force Executive Officer.
(Addressed as "Colonel") COLONEL: ALL SUNDAY OPS, ALL TRAINING.
Highest Rank in RG .
IF YOU CAN NO LONGER PERFORM TO THE MINIMUM STANDARDS OF YOUR RANK PLEASE INFORM YOUR C.O. SO HE CAN FIND A PROPER REPLACEMENT. WE NEED LEADERSHIP IN THIS COMMUNITY THAT IS ALWAYS PRESENT AND CAN NO LONGER AFFORD THE LACKLUSTER ATTENDANCE DURING THE WEEK. BY COMING FORWARD YOU WILL ALSO AVOID DEMOTION, AND WILL BE "PLACED" AT THE APPROPRIATE RANK.
Talon Cadet (2-4 week trial)
Description:Talon Cadets have been confirmed by a Wing Leader that they have sufficient flying skill to become a pilot. For 2-4 weeks they will be assessed, they have access to air-frames in training and deployments, it is highly recommended to Squadron Leaders that they are paired with a senior pilot but not required. They are permitted to fly.
Description: Airmen have infantry training and are armed similarly to members of the First Rifles but wear coveralls and travel with the Air Crops. Airmen can be assigned to Large transport helicopters' gunner roles, load-master positions or assigned as reserve troops to the infantry. They are not permitted to fly.
Airman First Class
Description:Airmen have infantry training and are armed similarly to members of the First Rifles but wear coveralls and travel with the Air Crops. Airmen can be assigned to Large transport helicopters' as a chief crew member or assigned as reserve troops to the infantry. They are not permitted to fly.
Description:Technical Sergeants are in charge of maintaining aircraft roles and pilot's conditions to fly. They will travel on helicopters and fixed wing aircraft and will be available as consultants to the ground forces. Technical forces are in charge of searching for suitable aircraft or mods that relate directly to aircraft. They may also be assigned to mechanised infantry or infantry as a reserve troop. They are not permitted to fly.
Description:Master Sergeants are in charge of enlisted Air Corps personnel and lead airmen on the ground and in the air. They will travel on helicopters and fixed wing aircraft and will be available as consultants to the ground forces. They may be given recon, MEDEVAC or patrol tasks in which to fulfill, they are responsible for maintaining radio communications between the ground forces and the air. It is likely a Master Sergeant will be assigned to a medic on board a MEDEVAC chopper in order to protect him. They are not permitted to fly.
Chief Master Seargent of the Airforce (CMSAF)
Description: The Chief Master Seargent of the Airforce represents the highest enlisted level of leadership in the Air Corps, and as such, provides direction for the enlisted personnel. This rank is not often accompanied by a combat role and it is likely to be of an advisory role given to troops on the ground and units in the air. He/She is not permitted to fly.
Rookie Pilot (Warrant Officer 1-4)
Description: These are the ranks given to Rookie Pilots. Rookie pilots are required to be able to fly a ghost solo and fulfill all mission needs, which include: Extraction, Insertion, Combat Flight Patrol, Close Air Support, CASEVACs and MEDEVACs. The higher the Warrant Officer rank the higher the pilot skill but the role does not change. They are often assigned as a co-pilot to Senior Pilots.
Senior Pilot (Chief Warrant Officer 5)
Description: This is the rank given to Senior Pilots. Senior Pilots can also be referred to as a flight leader and are required to preform all the tasks a Rookie Pilot can and have a greater level of skill than Rookie Pilots. Senior Pilots are chosen as the lead pilot in an air-frame and are responsible for developing their Rookie Co-Pilot and are in charge of their flight partner.
Squadron 2IC (2nd Lt)
Description: A Squadron 2IC is given the rank of Second Lieutenant and is in charge of 2 flights consisting of 4 pilots. This means the Squadron 2IC could be commanding two to four air-frames. The Squadron 2IC has developed radio procedure and is able to help his CO (the Squadron Leader) in any ways he sees fit. The Sqaudron 2IC will commonly fly with his squadron and squadron leader.
Squadron leader (1st Lt)
Description: A Squadron Leader is given the rank of 1st Lieutenant and is in direct command of his squadron (consisting of four Pilots) and his 2IC. The Squadron Leader will have developed man-management skills and radio procedure. He will be a skilled pilot and will have a large amount of tactical knowledge. A Squadron Leader is either the second or third in command of the Wing and takes order directly from his Wing Leader.
Wing Leader (Captain)
Description: The Wing Leader is given the rank of Captain and is in direct command of two squadrons. The Wing Leader is a proficient Pilot and has advanced radio and man-management skills. The Wing Leader takes commands from the ground forces and relays commands to his two squadrons to execute. The Squadron Leaders decide on the best course of action for their flights to take.