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Military Ranks Of Ghana

Military personnels are identified based on ranks. And in this article, we will be giving you all the military ranks of Ghana.

What Is Military Ranks of Ghana?

The military ranks of Ghana are the military insignia used by the Ghana Armed Forces. Ghana has a similar rank structure to that of the United Kingdom because we are a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, Ghana.

The military is often times collectively called Armed Forces. In Ghana, the Armed Forces is made up of the Army, Navy and Air Force.

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Ranks 

The Commander in chief of the Ghana Armed Forces is the President of Ghana. He is also the supreme military commander of the Border Guard Unit (BGU).

The Minister of Defence and the Chief of Defence Staff are responsible for managing the Armed Forces.

We will be taking a look at the ranks of each branch of the Armed Forces ie.Army,Navy and Air Force.

Commissioned Officer Ranks In The Ghana Army 

Ranks are arranged in the order of seniority from highest to lowest.

  • Field Marshal
  • General
  • Lieutenant General
  • Major General
  • Brigadier
  • Colonel
  • Lieutenant Colonel
  • Major
  • Captain
  • Lieutenant
  • 2nd Lieutenant
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Commissioned Officer Ranks In The Ghana Navy 

  • Admiral
  • Vice admiral
  • Rear Admiral
  • Commodore
  • Captain
  • Commander
  • Lieutenant Commander
  • Lieutenant
  • Sub Lieutenant

Commissioned Officer Ranks In The Ghana Air Force 

  • Air Chief Marshal
  • Air Marshal
  • Air Vice-Marshal
  • Air Commodore
  • Group Captain
  • Wing Commander
  • Squadron Leader
  • Flight Lieutenant
  • Flying Officer
  • Pilot Officer
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Non Commissioned Officer Ranks In The Ghana Army 

  • Warrant Officer Class 1
  • Warrant Officer Class 2
  • Staff Sergeant
  • Sergeant
  • Corporal
  • Lance Corporal
  • Private

Non Commissioned Officer Ranks In Ghana Navy 

  • Chief Petty Officer
  • Petty Officer First Class
  • Petty Officer Second Class
  • Leading Seaman
  • Able Seaman
  • Ordinary Seaman

Non Commissioned Officer Ranks In The Ghana Air Force 

  • Warrant Officer Class I
  • Warrant Officer Class II
  • Flight Sergeant
  • Sergeant
  • Corporal
  • Leading Aircraftsman
  • Aircraftsman

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