The brave men and women who have joined the ranks of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard have one thing in common. They risk their lives to keep us safe. They are heroes, no matter their rank or station. But once you've joined one of the branches of service, there is specific nomenclature that is unique to each branch. For instance, in which branch would you find a Gunnery Sergeant? It happens to be in only one. Then take your knowledge and apply it to this quiz. You may be pleasantly surprised at how well you do. Carry on!
You'll find when reviewing each branch of service there are generalities, too. For instance, do you know the two branches that share the same rank names for Commissioned Officers? It only happens during a time of engagement and war when one branch becomes engulfed in another. Whereas, the Army, Air Force, and Marines share their own set of commissioned officer ranks. Do you know the lowest officer rank in the Army? How about the highest rank? Most branches are different and it can become confusing. Will it be easy for you? Test your service savvy by taking the quiz right now. Just click the button below. Dis...missed!
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