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Ranks listed are the ideal for that position. An individual possessing one rank below the rank listed may hold that position in an 'acting' capacity until he or she is promoted or replaced.

Key:

* This position may only be held by an officer.

* This position may only be held by an NCO (Non-Commissioned Officer).

* This position is discretionary, and may not be found on all vessels and outposts.

Carrier Air Group/Wing Commander (CAG)

The senior flight officer. S/he is in charge of all things related to the ships Fighter Wing such as being responsible for all the personnel assigned to the department on the ship/facility, and assuring that maintenance work is carried out on the craft by Engineering. The Wing Commander answers directly to the Commanding Officer or Executive Officer and is a member of the Senior Staff.

Rank/Rate Requirements for position:

Officer: Lieutenant (LT) [Naval]/Marine Captain (MCAPT) [Marine]**

Assistant Wing Commander (ACAG)

The Assistant senior flight officer. S/he is assists the CAG with all things related to the ships Fighter Wing. The Assistant Wing Commander answers directly to the Wing Commander.

Rank/Rate Requirements for position:

Officer: Lieutenant JG (LTJG) [Naval]/1st Lieutenant (1LT) [Marine]**

Squadron Leader (SQAL)

The Officer or high rated NCO, in command of the Squadron bellow him/her. Required to lead and command the Squadron in and out of Combat. Provide training for the Squadron both physically and mentally as well as maintain order and discipline. Reports to the Wing and Asst. Wing Commander.

Rank/Rate Requirements for position:

Officer: Ensign [Naval]/2nd Lieutenant (2LT) [Marine]*

Enlisted: Petty Officer 1st Class (PO1) [Naval]/Staff Sergeant (SSGT) [Marine]*

Fighter Pilot

Specialised pilot, trained in all areas of fighter combat. Also familiar with standard shuttles and runabouts. Answers to Asst. Squadron Leader. May be held by any Marine or Naval NCO rate.

Rank/Rate Requirements for position:

Officer: None*

Enlisted: None*