Military ranks of Gambia

The Military ranks of Gambia are the military insignia used by the Military of the Gambia. Being a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, Gambia shares a rank structure similar to that of the United Kingdom.

Commissioned Officers

Army ranks

NATO code
OF-10 OF-9 OF-8 OF-7 OF-6 OF-5 OF-4 OF-3 OF-2 OF-1 OF(D) and student officer
The Gambia Gambia
No equivalent 16.Gambian Army-GEN.svg 15.Gambian Army-LG.svg 14.Gambian Army-MG.svg 13.Gambian Army-BG.svg 12.Gambian Army-COL.svg 11.Gambian Army-LTC.svg 10.Gambian Army-MAJ.svg 09.Gambian Army-CPT.svg 08.Gambian Army-1LT.svg 07.Gambian Army-2LT.svg Unknown
General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier general Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain First lieutenant Second lieutenant


Army ranks

NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
The Gambia Gambia
06.Gambian Army-WO1 05.Gambian Army-WO2 04.Gambian Army-SSG 03.Gambian Army-SGT No equivalent 02.Gambian Army-CPL 01.Gambian Army-LCPL No insignia
Warrant officer class 1 Warrant officer class 2 Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Gambia Armed Forces

The Gambia Armed Forces, also known as the Armed Forces of The Gambia, consists of three branches: the Gambia National Army (GNA), the Gambia Navy, and the Republican National Guards (RNG). It formerly included the Gambia National Gendarmerie (GNG) from the 1980s to 1996, when they were moved under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of the Interior. The commander-in-chief is the President of the Gambia who is currently Adama Barrow, whereas practical control is exercised by the Chief of the Defence Staff who is currently Lieutenant General Masaneh Kinteh.

Military ranks and insignia by country
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