Military ranks of Lesotho

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The Military ranks of Lesotho are the military insignia used by the Lesotho Defence Force. Being a Landlocked country, Lesotho does not have a navy.

Commissioned officers[edit]

The rank insignia for commissioned officers for the army.

Rank group National rank General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
 Lesotho Army[1]
Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg
Field marshal Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second lieutenant Officer cadet


Lesotho Lesotho Air Squadron
None Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg
Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain First lieutenant Second lieutenant


Rank group National rank General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet

Enlisted ranks[edit]

The rank insignia for enlisted personnel for the army.

Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted
 Lesotho Army[1]
Blank.svg Blank.svg Lesotho Defence Force OR-7.svg Zimbabwe-Army-OR-6.svg Zimbabwe-Army-OR-4.svg Zimbabwe-Army-OR-3.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance corporal Private
(or equivalent)
Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ranks in the Army". Lesotho Defence Force. Retrieved 5 May 2021.

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