Royal Navy<ref name="UK_Navy">{{cite web |title=Shaping your career |url=https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers/navy-life/shaping-your-career |website=royalnavy.mod.uk |publisher=Royal Navy |access-date=24 September 2021}}</ref>
A Royal Air Force flight sergeant
Royal Australian Navy<ref name="Australia">{{cite web |title=Badges of rank |url=https://www.defence.gov.au/images/Badges_of_rank.pdf |website=defence.gov.au |publisher=Department of Defence (Australia) |access-date=31 May 2021}}</ref>
Royal Australian Air Force<ref name="Australia">{{cite web |title=Badges of rank |url=https://www.defence.gov.au/images/Badges_of_rank.pdf |website=defence.gov.au |publisher=Department of Defence (Australia) |access-date=31 May 2021 |archive-date=2 May 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20210502043015/https://www.defence.gov.au/images/Badges_of_rank.pdf |url-status=live }}</ref>
Royal Bahamas Defence Force<ref>{{cite web |title=ENLISTED RATES |url=http://rbdf.gov.bs/the-enlisted/ |website=rbdf.gov.bs |publisher=Royal Bahamas Defence Force |access-date=14 January 2021}}</ref>
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Bangladesh Navy<ref name="Bangladesh_Navy">{{cite web |author1=Bangladesh Navy |title=Rank of Navy & Equivalent Rank |url=https://www.navy.mil.bd/Rank-of-Navy-&-Equivalent-Rank |website=navy.mil.bd |access-date=27 May 2021}}</ref>
Kenya Air Force
Barbados Coast Guard
Nigerian Air Force
Belize Coast Guard
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Ghana Navy
Royal New Zealand Air Force<ref name="NewZealand">{{cite web |title=Badges of Rank |url=https://www.nzdf.mil.nz/corporate-documents/badges-of-rank/ |website=nzdf.mil.nz |publisher=New Zealand Defence Force |access-date=11 June 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20200703193648/https://www.nzdf.mil.nz/corporate-documents/badges-of-rank/ |archive-date=3 July 2020}}</ref>
Liberian National Coast Guard<ref name="Liberia">{{cite web |url=http://www.vertic.org/media/National%20Legislation/Liberia/LR_Defense%20Act%20of%202008.pdf |title=Defense Act of 2008 |date=3 September 2008 |page=8 |access-date=20 November 2017}}</ref>
South African Air Force<ref name="SouthAfrica_AirForce">{{cite web |title=Rank Insignia |url=http://www.af.mil.za/uniform/rank_ins.html |website=af.mil.za |publisher=Department of Defence (South Africa) |access-date=29 May 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20190101003057/http://www.af.mil.za/uniform/rank_ins.html |archive-date=1 January 2019}}</ref>
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Sri Lanka Air Force<ref>{{cite web |title=Non-Commissioned Ranks |url=http://www.airforce.lk/other_ranks.php |website=airforce.lk |publisher=Sri Lanka Air Force |access-date=24 September 2021 |archive-date=24 September 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20210924151316/http://www.airforce.lk/other_ranks.php |url-status=live }}</ref>
Jamaican Coast Guard<ref name="Jamaica">{{cite web |title=BADGES OF RANK |url=https://www.jdfweb.com/badges-of-rank/ |website=Official Jamaica Defence Force Website |access-date=16 November 2019 |date=2019|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20200820143541/https://www.jdfweb.com/badges-of-rank/ |archive-date=20 August 2020}}</ref>
{{lang|sw|Sajenti Kuruka}}
Indian Navy<ref name="India_Navy">{{cite web |title=Ranks & Insignia |url=https://www.joinindiannavy.gov.in/en/about-us/ranks-insignia.html |website=Join Indian Navy |access-date=12 April 2021}}</ref>
Royal Air Force<ref name="UK_AirForce">{{cite web |title=RAF Ranks |url=https://www.raf.mod.uk/our-organisation/raf-ranks/ |website=raf.mod.uk/ |publisher=Royal Air Force |access-date=21 September 2021 |archive-date=6 October 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20211006100626/https://www.raf.mod.uk/our-organisation/raf-ranks/ |url-status=live }}</ref>
Namibian Navy
Flight sergeant aircrew
Royal New Zealand Navy<ref name="NewZealand">{{cite web |title=Badges of Rank |url=https://www.nzdf.mil.nz/corporate-documents/badges-of-rank/ |website=nzdf.mil.nz |publisher=New Zealand Defence Force |access-date=11 June 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20200703193648/https://www.nzdf.mil.nz/corporate-documents/badges-of-rank/ |archive-date=3 July 2020}}</ref>
Air Force of Zimbabwe<ref name="Zimbabwe_AirForce">{{cite web |title=RANKS AND BADGES IN THE AFZ |url=http://www.afz.gov.zw/?page_id=1115 |website=afz.gov.zw |publisher=Air Force of Zimbabwe |access-date=29 May 2021 |archive-date=13 December 2020 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20201213181351/http://www.afz.gov.zw/?page_id=1115 |url-status=live }}</ref>
Papua New Guinea Maritime Element
Sierra Leone Navy
South African Navy<ref name="SouthAfrica_Navy">{{cite web |title=Rank Insignia |url=http://www.navy.mil.za/aboutus/Rank_Insignia.gif |website=navy.mil.za |publisher=Department of Defence (South Africa) |access-date=29 May 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20190518212959/http://www.navy.mil.za/aboutus/Rank_Insignia.gif |archive-date=18 May 2019}}</ref>
Sri Lanka Navy<ref name="SriLanka_Navy">{{cite web |title=Branches/ Ranks |url=https://www.navy.lk/branches-ranks.html |website=navy.lk |publisher=Sri Lanka Navy |access-date=24 September 2021}}</ref>
Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard<ref name="Trinidad&Tobago_Other">{{cite web |title=Rank Chart (Enlisted) |url=http://69.0.195.188/HQ/Our-Organisation/Rank-Chart-(Non-Commissioned-Officers).aspx |website=69.0.195.188 |publisher=Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force |access-date=27 May 2021}}</ref>
United States Navy
United States Coast Guard

It is equivalent to a staff sergeant or colour sergeant in the British Army, a colour sergeant in the Royal Marines, and a chief petty officer in the Royal Navy, and has a NATO rank code of OR-7.

- Flight sergeant

It is the equivalent of colour sergeant in the Royal Marines, colour sergeant or staff sergeant in the Army, and flight sergeant in the Royal Air Force.

- Chief petty officer
Royal Navy<ref name="UK_Navy">{{cite web |title=Shaping your career |url=https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers/navy-life/shaping-your-career |website=royalnavy.mod.uk |publisher=Royal Navy |access-date=24 September 2021}}</ref>

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The Regimental Sergeant Major of the Royal Bermuda Regiment, WO1 Herman Eve, in 1992

Warrant officer

Rank or category of ranks in the armed forces of many countries.

Rank or category of ranks in the armed forces of many countries.

The Regimental Sergeant Major of the Royal Bermuda Regiment, WO1 Herman Eve, in 1992
Relative ranks in the Royal Navy, c. 1810. Warrant officers are underlined in the chart.
Arm badge of a WO1 conductor RLC (British Army)
Master Chief Petty Officer
Master Warrant Officer
Master warrant officer
Insignia of a chief warrant officer
Insignia of a master warrant officer
Insignia of a warrant officer

In Commonwealth services, warrant officers rank between chief petty officer and sub-lieutenant in the navy, between staff sergeant and second lieutenant in the army and between flight sergeant and pilot officer in the air force.

In 1843, the wardroom warrant officers were given commissioned status, while in 1853 the lower-grade warrant officers were absorbed into the new rate of chief petty officer, both classes thereby ceasing to be warrant officers.

A sergeant of the Coldstream Guards addressing through the ranks during the rehearsal for the Trooping the Colour ceremony.

Non-commissioned officer

Military officer who has not pursued a commission.

Military officer who has not pursued a commission.

A sergeant of the Coldstream Guards addressing through the ranks during the rehearsal for the Trooping the Colour ceremony.
Sergeant, Royal Artillery, on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle, firing the one o'clock gun
A First Sergeant with the 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera) gets his soldiers ready for a uniform inspection

"(a) In relation to the Navy, a rating of warrant officer, chief petty officer, petty officer, or leading rank; and includes—

Sergeants (including corporals of horse), staff sergeants (including colour sergeants and staff corporals), and RAF chief technicians and flight sergeants are senior NCOs.

Service dress insignia for a colour sergeant of the Royal Marines.

Colour sergeant

Rank of non-commissioned officer found in several armies and marine corps.

Rank of non-commissioned officer found in several armies and marine corps.

Service dress insignia for a colour sergeant of the Royal Marines.
The insignia of a colour sergeant used by Canadian Foot Guards regiments on all uniforms except for ceremonial dress.
A colour sergeant of the Coldstream Guards (right) speaking to a lance sergeant (left).
Color sergeant insignia used by the United States Army during World War I

It has a NATO ranking code of OR-7 and is equivalent to the rank of staff sergeant in other branches of the Army, flight sergeant or chief technician in the Royal Air Force, and chief petty officer in the Royal Navy.

IDF Rank: סמ"ר samar (staff sergeant)

Staff sergeant

Rank of non-commissioned officer used in the armed forces of many countries.

Rank of non-commissioned officer used in the armed forces of many countries.

IDF Rank: סמ"ר samar (staff sergeant)
Staff sergeant insignia in the Army of Norway.
Rank insignia of Staff Sergeant (中士) in Taiwan.
Rank markings of a Staff Sergeant in the British Army.
<center>Staff sergeant insignia
<center>Staff sergeant insignia
<center>Staff sergeant insignia
<center>Police Staff Sergeant (P/SSg) Insignia

Flight sergeant and chief technician are the Royal Air Force equivalents.

Chief petty officer is the equivalent in the Royal Navy and colour sergeant in the Royal Marines.