Junior sergeant

A junior sergeant is a rank in armed forces and police of some states.

EstoniaEdit

Nooremseersant
in the Estonian army
 
shoulder board
Rank insigniaEstonian Army
Introduction1920
Rank groupNon-commissioned officer
NATO
rank code
OR-4

A junior sergeant (nooremseersant in Estonian language) is a military rank in the Ground and Air Force of Estonia. The rank marks the first level of the junior non-commissioned officer.

The rank of junior sergeant has existed since the end of the Estonian War of Liberation in 1920.

RussiaEdit

Mladshy serzhant
Младший сержант
   
Army shoulder and air force sleeve insignia
Country  Russia
Service branch  Russian Ground Forces
  Russian Air Force
  Russian Airborne Forces
RankNon-commissioned officer
NATO rank codeOR-5
Formation1940
Equivalent ranksStarshina 2nd class

Junior sergeant (Russian: Младший сержант, Mladshy serzhant) is the designation to the lowest rank in the non-commissioned officer's career group in the Army, Airborne troops, and Air Force of the Russian Federation. The rank is equivalent to Starshina 2nd class in Navy. The rank is comparable to OR-5 in NATO rank system.

The rank was introduced in the Soviet Army in 1940.

Sequence of ranks
junior rank:
Yefreytor

 
Mladshy serzhant
senior rank:
Serzhant

See alsoEdit