Military ranks of Guatemala

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The Military ranks of Guatemala are the military insignia used by the Armed Forces of Guatemala. Being a former colony of Spain, Guatemala shares a rank structure similar to that of Spain, thus has 4 instead of 3 junior officer ranks.

Commissioned officers[edit]

Different rank insignia are used by officers of the army, navy and air force respectively.

Equivalent
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
Guatemala Guatemala
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No equivalent General Division General Brigade General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major First Captain Second Captain First Lieutenant Sub-Lieutenant Unknown
Ministro de Defensa Nacional General Jefe de Estado Mayor General de División General de Brigada Coronel Teniente Coronel Mayor Capitán Primero Capitán Segundo Teniente Subteniente


Guatemala Guatemala
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No equivalent General Division General Brigade General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major First Captain Second Captain First Lieutenant Sub-Lieutenant Unknown
General Ministro de Defensa Nacional General Jefe de Estado Mayor General de División General de Brigada Coronel Teniente Coronel Mayor Capitán Primero Capitán Segundo Teniente Subteniente


Equivalent
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

Enlisted[edit]

The rank insignia for enlisted personnel for the army, navy and air force respectively.

Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Guatemala Guatemala
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None.svg None.svg None.svg No equivalent None.svg No equivalent None.svg None.svg No insignia
Sargento mayor Sargento Técnico Sargento primero Sargento segundo Cabo Soldado de primera Soldado
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

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