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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.

Contents

"Generales"Edit

       
Secretary of
national defense
Divisional general Brigade general Brigadier general
Secretario de la
defensa nacional
General de división General de brigada General brigadier
Air force:
Wing general
General de ala
Air force:
Group general
General de grupo

JefesEdit

     
Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major
Coronel Teniente coronel Mayor

OficialesEdit

       
First captain Second captain Lieutenant Sub-lieutenant
Capitán primero Capitán segundo Teniente Subteniente

EnlistedEdit

         
First sergeant Second sergeant Corporal Private first class Private
Sargento primero Sargento segundo Cabo Soldado de primera Soldado

BranchesEdit

Rank badges have a band of colour indicating branch:

  •   Gold: generals
       
   
  •   Light brown: general staff; Presidential Guards Corps, Presidential High Command
  •   Scarlet: infantry
             
  •   Burgundy: artillery
  •   Red-brown: Quartermaster Command ("Materiales de Guerra")
  •   Light orange-brown: transportation
  •   Green: Judicial Corps(Justicia); military police
  •   Blue: engineers; signals and communications (transmisiones)
  •   Light blue: cavalry
  •   Light gray-blue: cartography
  •   Purple: army aviation; Parachutist Fusiliers (includes air force)
                       
     
  •   Gray: military bands and drummers and buglers
  •   Light gray: armour
  •   Very light gray: intelligence
  •   Brownish gray: service corps (administracion e intendencia)
  •   Yellow: medical; veterinary service

See alsoEdit

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