First sergeant

World War I First sergeant rank insignia
Current U.S. Army first sergeant rank insignia
U.S. Marine Corps First Sergeant rank insignia.
Insignia of a master sergeant serving as an E-7 pay grade first sergeant
Insignia of a senior master sergeant serving as an E-8 pay grade first sergeant
Insignia of a chief master sergeant serving as an E-9 pay grade first sergeant

Typically a senior non-commissioned officer rank, used in many countries.

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World War I First sergeant rank insignia

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Gunnery sergeant insignia

Gunnery sergeant

Gunnery sergeant insignia

Gunnery Sergeant (GySgt) is the seventh enlisted rank in the United States Marine Corps, above staff sergeant and below master sergeant and first sergeant, and is a staff non-commissioned officer (SNCO).

OR-5 insignia

Master sergeant

Military rank for a senior non-commissioned officer in the armed forces of some countries.

Military rank for a senior non-commissioned officer in the armed forces of some countries.

OR-5 insignia
OR-5 insignia
E-8 insignia
רב-סמל ראשון
<center>Master sargeant insignia
<center>Master sargeant insignia
<center>Master sargeant insignia
<center>Police Master sergeant (P/MSg) Insignia
Insignia of a master sergeant serving as first sergeant
Obsolete master sergeant insignia

Master Sergeant (MSG) is the eighth enlisted grade (E-8), ranking above sergeant first class and below sergeant major, command sergeant major, Sergeant Major of the Army, and equal in grade but not authority to a first sergeant.

Two Royal Bermuda Regiment warrant officers, class two. A Territorial Army company has two WO2s. On the left is a permanent staff instructor. On the right with a pace-stick, is a company sergeant major.

Company sergeant major

Senior non-commissioned soldier of a company in the armies of many Commonwealth countries, responsible for administration, standards and discipline.

Senior non-commissioned soldier of a company in the armies of many Commonwealth countries, responsible for administration, standards and discipline.

Two Royal Bermuda Regiment warrant officers, class two. A Territorial Army company has two WO2s. On the left is a permanent staff instructor. On the right with a pace-stick, is a company sergeant major.

First sergeant and Kompaniefeldwebel (formerly Hauptfeldwebel in the Wehrmacht and Nationale Volksarmee) are the United States Army and German Heer equivalents respectively.

Lozenge (subtotal) key on a Walther Multa 32 calculator keyboard, ca. 1970

Lozenge (shape)

Form of rhombus.

Form of rhombus.

Lozenge (subtotal) key on a Walther Multa 32 calculator keyboard, ca. 1970
A Fokker D.VII shows a four-color Lozenge-Tarnung (lozenge camouflage)
Flag of Brazil
Emblem of Uttarakhand
WWII "ruptured duck" Honorable Discharge Emblem lozenge
Bicycle lane
This road has priority
Lozenge
Phrygian art, 7th Century BC
Cucuteni-Trypillian figurine with sown field pattern
Bush Barrow Lozenge British Bronze Age
Ushak carpet, Ottoman Empire
Khatha, sacred Yantra amulet from Thailand
Hindu Star of Lakshmi
Muslim Rub el Hizb
Magic squares were used as amulets
Talisman design from an 18th-century French grimoire
Arabic manuscript China, 16th Century
Charlemagne coins, denier or denaro ca. 771-793
Belitung shipwreck, Tang Dynasty ca.825
Traditional sown field pattern of Western Ukraine
Armenian tapestry
Rongorongo proto-writing, possible lunar calendar calculating device
Epigonation in Eastern Christianity
Greek Classical elements
In Ecclesiastical heraldry lozenge shape is reserved for women
Women Airforce Service Pilots Badge
Philippine Air Force roundel
Mitsubishi logo
Renault logo
SV Werder Bremen crest
National flag of Belarus with sown field pattern
National flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
lozenge shape is reserved for women
Ace of diamonds
Diamond vault in German architecture
Rune-shaped designs (five-lozenges cross and heart) on the gable of Ledringhem's church
Sown fields in an open field system of farming

The lozenge is used in the Army, Marine Corps, and Air Force on the insignia of their respective first sergeants.

Sergeant First Class insignia

Sergeant first class

Military rank in some militaries and other uniformed organizations around the world, typically that of a senior non-commissioned officer.

Military rank in some militaries and other uniformed organizations around the world, typically that of a senior non-commissioned officer.

Sergeant First Class insignia
(רב-סמל (רס"ל Rav samal (Rasal)

Sergeant First Class (SFC) is the seventh enlisted rank (E-7) in the U.S. Army, ranking above staff sergeant (E-6) and below master sergeant and first sergeant (E-8), and is the first non-commissioned officer rank designated as a senior non-commissioned officer (SNCO).

Company B of the 113th Infantry, part of the American Expeditionary Force, France, 1919.

Company (military unit)

Military unit, typically consisting of 80–250 soldiers and usually commanded by a major or a captain.

Military unit, typically consisting of 80–250 soldiers and usually commanded by a major or a captain.

Company B of the 113th Infantry, part of the American Expeditionary Force, France, 1919.
1980s Soviet Motorised Company (BTR)
Company B, 3rd Battalion, of the 75th Ranger Regiment in Somalia, 1993.
Stryker BCT Rifle Company, 2010.

From the late 1700s up until the late 1800s, a US infantry company was commanded by a captain and assisted by a first sergeant (first authorized in 1781), and consisted of a small company headquarters and two identical platoons commanded by lieutenants.

Warrant officer class 1 rank badge 1921–2002

Sergeant major

Senior non-commissioned rank or appointment in many militaries around the world.

Senior non-commissioned rank or appointment in many militaries around the world.

Warrant officer class 1 rank badge 1921–2002
Warrant officer class 1 rank badge 1921–1957
The Sergeant Major rank insignia of the Indonesian Army
Sergeant major insignia (U.S. Army)
Sergeant major insignia (U.S. Marine Corps)

It is the highest enlisted rank, just above first sergeant and master sergeant, with a pay grade of E–9, NATO rank OR–9.

CMSgt insignia (1994–present)

Chief master sergeant

Military rank for a senior non-commissioned officer in the armed forces of some countries.

Military rank for a senior non-commissioned officer in the armed forces of some countries.

CMSgt insignia (1994–present)
E-9 first sergeant
Chief master sergeant of the U.S. Space Force
Command chief master sergeant
Chief master sergeant insignia (obsolete)
<center>Philippine Army Insignia</center>
<center>Philippine Air Force Insignia</center>
<center>Philippine Marine Corps Insignia</center>
<center>Police Chief master sergeant(P/CMSg) Insignia Philippine National Police</center>

serving as first sergeant

Senior master sergeant insignia

Senior master sergeant

Military rank for a senior non-commissioned officer in the armed forces of some countries.

Military rank for a senior non-commissioned officer in the armed forces of some countries.

Senior master sergeant insignia
Insignia of a senior master sergeant serving as first sergeant
Senior master sergeant insignia (obsolete)
Master sergeant of the U.S. Space Force
<center>Senior master sergeant insignia Philippine Army</center>
<center>Senior master sergeant insignia Philippine Air Force</center>
<center>Senior master sergeant insignia Philippine Marine Corps</center>
<center>Police Senior master sergeant (P/SMSg)

Senior master sergeants in the first sergeant special duty serve as first sergeants of larger units than those employing master sergeants as first sergeants.

A statue of Robin Hood, a heroic outlaw in English folklore

Black Bart (outlaw)

Charles E. Boles (b.

Charles E. Boles (b.

A statue of Robin Hood, a heroic outlaw in English folklore

He was a good soldier and became a First sergeant within a year.