Military ranks of Afghanistan

The military ranks of Afghanistan were the military insignia used by militaries of Afghanistan throughout history.

Current ranksEdit

Islamic Emirate of AfghanistanEdit

Following the return of the Taliban into power, the Islamic Emirate Armed Forces continue to use the rank insignia of the Islamic Republic Armed Forces.

Commissioned officer ranks

The rank insignia of commissioned officers.

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
  Islamic Emirate Army                          
مارشال
Marshal
Marshal
ستر جنرال
Setar jenral
General
ډگرجنرال
Dagar jenral
Lieutenant General
تورن جنرال
Turan jenral
Major General
برید جنرال
Brid jenral
Brigadier General
ډگروال
Dagarwal
Colonel
ډگرمن
Dagarman
Lieutenant Colonel
جگرن
Jagran
Major
جگتورن
Jag turan
Captain
تورن
Turan
Junior Captain
لمړی بريدمن
Lomri baridman
First Lieutenant
دوهم بریدمن
Dvahomi baridman
Second Lieutenant
دریم بریدمن
Dreyom baridman
Third Lieutenant
  Afghan Air Force                          
مارشال
Marshal
Marshal
ستر جنرال
Setar jenral
General
ډگرجنرال
Dagar jenral
Lieutenant General
تورن جنرال
Turan jenral
Major General
برید جنرال
Brid jenral
Brigadier General
ډگروال
Dagarwal
Colonel
ډگرمن
Dagarman
Lieutenant Colonel
جگرن
Jagran
Major
جگتورن
Jag turan
Captain
تورن
Turan
Junior Captain
لمړی بريدمن
Lomri baridman
First Lieutenant
دوهم بریدمن
Dvahomi baridman
Second Lieutenant
دریم بریدمن
Dreyom baridman
Third Lieutenant
Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
Other ranks

The rank insignia of non-commissioned officers and enlisted personnel.

Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted
  Islamic Emirate Army           No insignia
سرپرگمشر قدمدار
Serebergemser qadamdar
Sergeant First Class
معاون سرپرگمشر قدمدار
Maawan serebergemser qadamdar
Staff Sergeant
سرپرگمشر
Serebergemser
Sergeant
معاون سرپرگمشر
Maawan sarpargamshar
Corporal
پرگمشر
Pregmesher
Private First Class
جندي
Jondi
Private
  Afghan Air Force            
سرپرگمشر قدمدار
Serebergemser qadamdar
Sergeant First Class
معاون سرپرگمشر قدمدار
Maawan serebergemser qadamdar
Staff Sergeant
سرپرگمشر
Serebergemser
Sergeant
معاون سرپرگمشر
Maawan sarpargamshar
Corporal
پرگمشر
Pregmesher
Private First Class
جندي
Jondi
Private
Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted

Historic ranksEdit

Republic of Afghanistan (1987–1992)Edit

Commissioned officer ranks

The rank insignia of commissioned officers.

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
  Republic of Afghanistan Army                          
مارشال
Marshal
ستر جنرال
Setar jenral
ډگرجنرال
Dagar jenral
تورن جنرال
Turan jenral
برید جنرال
Brid jenral
ډگروال
Dagarwal
ډگرمن
Dagarman
جگرن
Jagran
جگتورن
Jag turan
تورن
Turan
لمړی بريدمن
Lomri baridman
دوهم بریدمن
Dvahomi baridman
دریم بریدمن
Dreyom baridman
Other ranks

The rank insignia of non-commissioned officers and enlisted personnel.

Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted
  Republic of Afghanistan Army           No insignia
کرور
Krur
لوئی برش
Loi bresh
جیک برش
Jak bresh
برش
Bresh
بریش یار
Bresh yar
جندي
Jondi

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (2004–2021)Edit

Commissioned officer ranks

The rank insignia of commissioned officers.

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
  Afghan National Army                          
مارشال
Marshal[1]
ستر جنرال
Setar jenral
ډگرجنرال
Dagar jenral
تورن جنرال
Turan jenral
برید جنرال
Brid jenral
ډگروال
Dagarwal
ډگرمن
Dagarman
جگرن
Jagran
جگتورن
Jag turan
تورن
Turan
لمړی بريدمن
Lomri baridman
دوهم بریدمن
Dvahomi baridman
دریم بریدمن
Dreyom baridman
  Afghan Air Force                          
مارشال
Marshal
ستر جنرال
Setar jenral
ډگرجنرال
Dagar jenral
تورن جنرال
Turan jenral
برید جنرال
Brid jenral
ډگروال
Dagarwal
ډگرمن
Dagarman
جگرن
Jagran
جگتورن
Jag turan
تورن
Turan
لمړی بريدمن
Lomri baridman
دوهم بریدمن
Dvahomi baridman
دریم بریدمن
Dreyom baridman
Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
Other ranks

The rank insignia of non-commissioned officers and enlisted personnel.

Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted
  Afghan National Army           No insignia
سرپرگمشر قدمدار
Serebergemser qadamdar
معاون سرپرگمشر قدمدار
Maawan serebergemser qadamdar
سرپرگمشر
Serebergemser
معاون سرپرگمشر
Maawan sarpargamshar
پرگمشر
Pregmesher
جندي
Jondi
  Afghan Air Force            
سرپرگمشر قدمدار
Serebergemser qadamdar
معاون سرپرگمشر قدمدار
Maawan serebergemser qadamdar
سرپرگمشر
Serebergemser
معاون سرپرگمشر
Maawan sarpargamshar
پرگمشر
Pregmesher
جندي
Jondi
Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sources Report Rift over Marshal Rank for Dostum".

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