This is a table of the ranks and insignia of the Mexican Army. Spanish language ranks are in italics, with English translations. Rank insignia of the Mexican Air Force and Mexican Army are identical, as are the ranks, with the exception of two general ranks. Currently the ranks are supported with the Fuerza Aerea (air force) ranks for the air force itself only, with special titles in the army for all ranks per their respective specialty.
|Divisional general||Brigade general||Brigadier general|
|Secretario de la
|General de división||General de brigada||General brigadier|
General de ala
General de grupo
|First captain||Second captain||Lieutenant||Sub-lieutenant|
|Capitán primero||Capitán segundo||Teniente||Subteniente|
|First sergeant||Second sergeant||Corporal||Private first class||Private|
|Sargento primero||Sargento segundo||Cabo||Soldado de primera||Soldado|
Rank badges have a band of colour indicating branch:
The military rank in Mexico of the general is divided in 4 categories:
-General Brigadier: equivalent to the Brigadier and between "Coronel" (Colonel) and "General de Brigada" (Brigade General).
-General de Brigada: Brigade General.
-General de Division: Divisional General.
-General Secretario de la Defensa Nacional: The highest military rank in the Mexican army - the "Secretary of Defense." The only one above him is the President of Mexico.List of comparative military ranks
This article is a list of various states' armed forces ranking designations. Comparisons are made between the different systems used by nations to categorize the hierarchy of an armed force compared to another. Several of these lists mention NATO reference codes. These are the NATO rank reference codes, used for easy comparison among NATO countries. Links to comparison charts can be found below.Mexican Armed Forces
The Mexican Armed Forces (Fuerzas Armadas de México) are composed of two independent entities: the Mexican Army and the Mexican Navy. The Mexican Army includes the Mexican Air Force (FAM). The Presidential Guard, Military Police, and Special Forces are part of the Army, but have their own chain of command. The Mexican Navy includes the Naval Infantry Force (Marine Corps) and the Naval Aviation (FAN).
The Army and Navy are controlled by two separate government departments, the National Defense Secretariat and the Naval Secretariat, and maintain two independent chains of command, with no joint command except the President of Mexico.Naval ranks and insignia of Mexico
This is a table of the ranks and insignia of the Mexican Navy. Spanish language ranks are in italics. Ranks of the Mexican Air Force and Mexican Army are almost identical.
Rank insignia have the executive curl only for officers who graduated from the naval academy, other officers have no curl at all.
Military ranks and insignia by country
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