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Commanding Officer
Commanding Officer
This is the top rank within the guild. This individual is required to manage the guild on a global level. This includes promotion of the guild and working with other officers to ensure the guild is one of the best.


Executive Officer
Executive Officer
This individual is second-in-command of the entire guild. They work closely with the Commanding Officer and perform the same duties.


General Officers
General
General is a four-star General Officer rank, and the highest rank attainable by a guild officer. The guild can have a maximum of sixty general officers, and of these only three may hold a four-star rank at any one time. Several of these slots are filled permanently. A General typically has over 3 years of guild experience, and commands all operations taking place within their area of command.


1 year active membership, available billet, current rank of at least Lt. Gen, and accepted application required to achieve this rank.

Lieutenant General
Lieutenant General is a three-star General Officer rank, and is generally a temporary rank that expires with the end of the general's active tour of duty or service. A Lieutenant General commands a corps-sized unit of 900 to 1,000 members, and may occasionally serve as a senior staff officer or department head.


1 year active membership, available billet, current rank of at least Major General, and accepted application required to achieve this rank.

Major General
Major General is a two-star General Officer who usually commands a division-sized unit of 10,000 to 15,000 members.


1 year active membership, available billet, current rank of at least Brigadier General, and accepted application required to achieve this rank.

Brigadier General
A Brigadier General is a one-star General Officer grade rank in the guild, the lowest-ranking of the General Officer ranks. A Brigadier General serves as the adviser and Deputy Commander to a Major General commanding a division-sized unit of 10,000 to 15,000 members, and assists in overseeing the tactical planning and coordination of division operations.


1 year active membership, available billet, current rank of at least Colonel, and accepted application required to achieve this rank.


Field Grade Officers
Colonel
Colonel is the senior field-officer grade commissioned officer rank, directly above Lieutenant Colonel and below Brigadier General. Colonels typically command a guild regiment consisting of three to five battalions, with the assistance of several junior commissioned officers and a Command Sergeant Major as a primary non-commissioned officer adviser. Colonels may also be responsible for leading division-level special agencies.


1 year active membership, available billet, current rank of at least Lt. Col., and accepted application required to achieve this rank.

Lieutenant Colonel
A Lieutenant Colonel is the second field officer grade commissioned officer rank in the guild. A Lieutenant Colonel generally commands a battalion of 300 to 1,000 members assisted by a Major, multiple junior commissioned officers, and a Battalion Sergeant Major as principal enlisted adviser. A Lieutenant Colonel may also serve as an Executive Officer or Staff Officer in a variety of high-level units or command posts.


1 year active membership, available billet, current rank of at least Major, and accepted application required to achieve this rank.

Major
Major is the lowest Field Officer rank in the guild. It is just above Captain and below Lieutenant Colonel. Major is the most junior field rank. A Major's responsibilities include serving as the main staff officer of a brigade and task force Executive Officer. Their duties also include acting as a senior staff officer at the company and battalion levels; in battalions, majors are typically executive officers or commanding officers. When working in mission support or maintenance groups majors are usually commanding officers.

1 year active membership, available billet, current rank of at least Captain, and accepted application required to achieve this rank.

Captain
A Captain is a commissioned guild officer at company level, and will generally serve as a Company Commander in control of 62 to 190 members

As a Company Commander, Captains will be placed in charge of the tactical and everyday operations of their troops, assisted by several junior commissioned officers and one or more senior non-commissioned officers. Captains may also have teaching roles at combat schools or special training sessions as well as serve as staff officers at battallion level command posts.

1 year active membership, available billet, current rank of at least 1st Lt., and accepted application required to achieve this rank.

1st Lieutenant
First Lieutenant is the second junior commissioned officer rank after Second Lieutenant. In the guild, First Lieutenants lead specialty platoons or serve as executive officer for larger Marine units, such as companies.

Promotion to First Lieutenant is generally automatic for Second Lieutenants who have served for 10 months, and often with a transfer to a higher command position within the guild. Some officers receiving a promotion to First Lieutenant may receive a further promotion to higher ranks with more leadership responsibility.

1 year active membership, available billet, current rank of at least 2nd Lt., and accepted application required to achieve this rank.

2nd Lieutenant
Second Lieutenant is the entry-level commissioned officer rank in the guild. A Second Lieutenant generally commands a platoon consisting of 16 to 44 members, including two or more squads lead by a senior non-commissioned officer.

Because of their relative inexperience in command, Second Lieutenants often receive assistance and mentoring from more experienced commissioned officers and the senior non-commissioned officers who serve with them. On-the-job training helps prepare Second Lieutenants for future promotions and command responsibility over larger units of members.

1 year active membership, available billet, current rank of at least Staff Sergeant, and accepted application required to achieve this rank.


Warrant Officers
Chief Warrant Officer W5
Chief Warrant Officer 5 (W5) is the fifth, and highest, Warrant Officer rank in the Uguild. They are officially appointed by the guild Commanding Officer. They are master level experts of both the technical and tactical aspects of leading in their field. CW5s have extra leadership and representation responsibilities as well as the typical Warrant Officer responsibilities. Responsibilities of a Chief Warrant Officer 5 require intricate technical abilities and experience. They help with leader development, mentor-ship and advising Warrant and Branch Officers. They typically support operations at battalion, brigade, division, corps, and echelons levels above corps and other major operations.


1 year active membership, available billet, current rank of Warrant Officer 4, and accepted application required to achieve this rank.

Chief Warrant Officer W4
Chief Warrant Officer 4 (W4) is the fourth Warrant Officer rank in the guild. They are officially appointed by the guild Commanding Officer. They are senior level experts of both the technical and tactical aspects of leading in their field. Responsibilities of a Chief Warrant Officer 4 are ones that require intricate technical abilities and experience. They are mentors to the lower Warrant Officers and speak to commanders about WO issues. They typically support operations at battalion, brigade, division, corps, and echelons levels above corps operations.


1 year active membership, available billet, current rank of Warrant Officer 3, and accepted application required to achieve this rank.

Warrant Officer W3
Chief Warrant Officer 3 (W3) is the third Warrant Officer rank in the guild. They are officially appointed by the guild Commanding Officer. They are advanced level experts of both the technical and tactical aspects of leading in their field. Responsibilities of a Chief Warrant Officer 3 are ones that would typically call for the authority of a commissioned officer but require also the intricate technical abilities and experience a commissioned officer would not have has the opportunity to achieve. They provide the guidance, assistance and supervision their subordinates need to perform their duties. They typically support operations from team to brigade levels.


1 year active membership, available billet, current rank of Warrant Officer 2, and accepted application required to achieve this rank.

Warrant Officer W2
Chief Warrant Officer 2 (W2) is the second lowest Warrant Officer rank in the guild. They are officially appointed by the guild Commanding Officer. They are intermediate level experts of both the technical and tactical aspects of leading in their field. Responsibilities of a Chief Warrant Officer 2 are ones that would typically call for the authority of a commissioned officer but require also the intricate technical abilities and experience a commissioned officer would not have has the opportunity to achieve. They have responsibilities of leading at the battalion level.


1 year active membership, available billet, current rank of Warrant Officer 1, and accepted application required to achieve this rank.

Warrant Officer W1
Warrant Officer 1 is the first and lowest Warrant Officer rank in the guild. To be appointed as a Warrant Officer one must be proficient both at leading and their technical specialty. Enlisted members who wish to join the Warrant Officer program must submit a written application. These applications are then looked over by commanders, to make sure the applicant meets all eligibility requirements. They are then submitted as recommended with enthusiasm, confidence, reservation, or not recommended. They are officially appointed by the Guild Commanding Officer.

1 year active membership, available billet, and accepted application required to achieve this rank.


Staff Non-Commissioned Officers
Battalion Sergeant Major
The Battalion Sergeant Major is the senior enlisted person within a Battalion. This person is responsible for ensuring all enlisted requests are handled properly and oversees the Staff Non-Commissioned Officers in his charge. A star between the bars on the rank insignia signifies which Battalion the individual is assigned to. 1 Star = First Battalion, 2 Stars = 2nd Battalion, etc.

1 year active membership and available billet required to achieve this rank.

Sergeant Major
Sergeant Major is the highest enlisted rank in the guild. A Sergeant Major serves as the billeted senior enlisted adviser for the guilds' largest units including battalions and squadrons. As the senior enlisted member of their unit, Sergeant Majors serve as a bridge between the enlisted members and their commanders and assist in unit logistics, drilling, and disciplinary actions among their members.

1 year active membership and available billet required to achieve this rank.

1st Sergeant
First Sergeant is a senior Staff Non-Commissioned Officer rank in the guild. A First Sergeant serves as the senior enlisted advisor to the commander of a medium-to-large unit of members such as a platoon or a company. First Sergeants hold the responsibility of being the main bridge between enlisted members and their company commander. In this position, they serve as advocates for their members to the command hierarchy and assist in leading tactical and training operations.

1 year active membership and available billet required to achieve this rank.

Master Sergeant
Master Sergeant is a specialized technical rank in the guild. It is one of the highest Staff Non-Commissioned Officer ranks available to members who have chosen to take on a technical role in the guild.

1 year active membership and available billet required to achieve this rank.

Gunnery Sergeant
A Gunnery Sergeant is a specialized Staff Non-Commissioned Officer who manages firepower and logistics for a company-sized unit of members.

8 Months active membership and available billet required to achieve this rank.

Staff Sergeant
Staff Sergeant is the first of the Staff Non-Commissioned Officer ranks in the guild. Generally experienced members with 6 to 8 months of active membership. Staff Sergeants most often serve as a platoon sergeant for a platoon consisting of 30 or more members.

5 Months active membership and available billet required to achieve this rank.


Non Commissioned Officers
Sergeant
Sergeant is a Non-Commissioned Officer rank in the guild. Sergeants serve as squad leaders in operations and lead a squad of eight members including one or more Corporals.

3 Months of active membership is required for promotion. Also appropriate billet needs to be available.

Corporal
Corporal is a Junior Non-Commissioned Officer. Corporals usually command small contingents of members in operations (4-man fireteams)

To achieve this rank and individual must have been an active member in the guild for a minimum of 60 days.


Enlisted
Private First Class
Auto promoted after 30 days in the guild. This makes up the majority of the guild member base. Members promoted beyond this rank have shown responsibility, dedication, and leadership.

Private
This is the 2nd rank that can be achieved within the guild/clan. This rank is given after 7 days of active membership.

Recruit
Starting Rank for all new members


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