vUSAF Ranks

 
vUSAF Rank Insignia's

 

wo10.jpg (2703 bytes)   GENERAL

The highest obtainable rank within the VUSAF. This rank is reserved for administrators that are in command of whole service branches.

wo9.jpg (3389 bytes) LIEUTENANT GENERAL

This rank is held by administrators that are 2nd in command, of major service branches or services. And is awarded by appointment.

wo8.jpg (2941 bytes) MAJOR GENERAL

This rank is held by senior staff members that are in command of individual MAJOR COMMANDS(MAJCOM's) of the VUSAF. It is awarded by appointment.

wo7.jpg (2365 bytes)  BRIGADIER GENERAL

This rank is held by senior staff members in charge of individual Wings and/or Groups within a MAJCOM. It is awarded by appointment.

wo6.jpg (2301 bytes)   COLONEL

This rank signifies, a member's initial entry point to the senior command staff. It is obtained thru longevity, flight / ATC time online and written examination. A member promoted to this grade, shall be placed in command of a specific organization within a wing or group of a MAJCOM.

wo5.jpg (2169 bytes)   LIEUTENANT COLONEL

This rank signifies, a member's highest point within the junior command staff. It is obtained thru longevity, flight / ATC time online and written examination. A member promoted to this grade, shall be placed as second in command of a specific organization within a wing or group of a MAJCOM.

wo4.jpg (2330 bytes)  MAJOR

This rank signifies, a member's mildstone within the junior command staff. It is obtained thru longevity, flight / ATC time online and written examination. A member promoted to this grade, shall be placed in command of a specific squadron within a wing or group of a MAJCOM.

wo3.jpg (1577 bytes) CAPTAIN

This rank signifies, a member as senior commissioned officer and possibly entry level junior command staff. It is obtained thru longevity, flight / ATC time online and written examination. A member promoted to this grade, may possibly be placed in command of a specific squadron within a wing or group of a MAJCOM.

wo2.jpg (1241 bytes)   FIRST(1st) LIEUTENANT

This rank signifies a member who has accrued minimal longevity and experience within his or her assigned organization. It is obtained thru completion of UPT phase 2, longevity, flight experience and written examination.

wo1.jpg (1164 bytes)  SECOND (2nd) LIEUTENANT

This rank is automatically given to entry level controllers and aircrew applicants. For aircrew applicants, it is awarded upon completion of UPT PHASE 1 initial checkride examination.


V.U.S.A.F. Pilot Wings

  PILOT

 This device represents a member as a rated PILOT of an aircrew. The bearer, of this particular device has a total flight hour accumulation between 0 to 749hrs as Pilot In Command.

SENIOR PILOT

 This device represents a member of an aircrew with an accumulation of total flight hours between 750 to 1499 hrs as Pilot In Command.

  COMMAND PILOT

This device represents a member of an aircrew with an accumulation of of flight time in excess of 1500+ hrs as Pilot In Command.