Quiz: Do You Know These Abbreviations Used for Navy Ranks?
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Do You Know These Abbreviations Used for Navy Ranks?
By: Gavin Thagard
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About This Quiz

There are a lot of different ranks in the United States Navy, and memorizing them all can be a little difficult. Things can become even more difficult when it comes to knowing the abbreviations for them. How well do you know the abbreviations for enlisted ratings and officers in the Navy? Could you pass this quiz on them? Give it a shot and find out!

For centuries, a strong navy has been considered the most important component of a military, particularly for national defense, where preventing enemy landfall can be quite crucial. That is no different for the United States, and at the start of the 20th century, the United States Navy began to expand and modernize substantially, quickly becoming one of the most powerful navies in the world, a title it holds today. 

One of the most important parts of the Navy is, of course, the manpower, the soldiers who are employed by this government entity. Those soldiers and their place in the Navy are defined by their ranks, which determine everything from pay to who has the authority of command. 

See how well you know those ranks for the Navy by taking this quiz where we give you the abbreviation and you tell us the rank. That's if you're up for the challenge, of course. 

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