U.S. 82nd Airborne & 2nd Armored

Rank Structure

 

The Unit has a set rank structure, with all new members joining as Privates, assigned to a specific squad with a specific task. 

The following Rank Structure applies to Parachute Infantry, Armoured Infantry and normal Infantry impressions:

Company C/O

Captain

 Company HQ

1st Sgt

1 x SSgt (Company HQ Sergeant)

1 x Cpl (Company Clerk)

1 x T/5 (Company HQ Radioman)

 

1st Platoon C/O

1st Lieutenant

 Platoon HQ

SSgt (Platoon Sgt)

Sgt (Mortar Squad Leader)

2 x Pvt (Mortar Squad)

1 x Pvt (Platoon Runner)

 Rifle Squads

 1st Squad

Sgt (Squad Leader)

Cpl (Assistant Squad Leader)

1 x Pvt/Pfc (LMG Gunner)

1 x Pvt/Pfc (LMG Assistant)

1 x Pvt/Pfc (Automatic Rifleman)

7 x Pvt/Pfc (Rifleman)

 2nd Squad

Sgt (Squad Leader)

Cpl (Assistant Squad Leader)

1 x Pvt/Pfc (LMG Gunner)

1 x Pvt/Pfc (LMG Assistant)

1 x Pvt/Pfc (Automatic Rifleman)

7 x Pvt/Pfc (Rifleman)

 3rd Squad

Sgt (Squad Leader)

Cpl (Assistant Squad Leader)

1 x Pvt/Pfc (LMG Gunner)

1 x Pvt/Pfc (LMG Assistant)

1 x Pvt/Pfc (Automatic Rifleman)

7 x Pvt/Pfc (Rifleman)

Note: the above NCO ranks apply to Normandy scenarios - for Holland scenarios and later, Cpl and Sgt ranks become Sgt and SSgt ranks, Platoon & Company HQ SSgt's become Technical Sgt's, reflecting the changes brought in to TO/E's during 1944.

The following Rank Structure applies to the C/82 Armd Recon and other Armored/Cavalry Recon impressions:

Company C/O

Captain

 Company HQ

1st Sgt

1 x SSgt (Company HQ Sergeant)

1 x Cpl (Company Clerk)

1 x T/5 (Company HQ Radioman)

 

1st Platoon C/O

1st Lieutenant

 Platoon HQ

SSgt (Platoon Sgt)

 All other ranks are allocated on the following basis against each vehicle from the TO/E - they are not permanent ranks, but are assigned to each vehicle solely for that specific event:

 M8 Armored Car

Vehicle Commander : Sgt

Driver : T/5

Assistant Driver & Gunner : Pvt/Pfc

 Gun/Mortar Jeep

Driver : T/5 or Pvt/Pfc

All other personnel as assigned for that event (i.e. depending on task assigned to jeep).

 Half-Track

Driver: T/5 or Pvt/Pfc

All other personnel as assigned for that event (i.e. depending if Armd Infantry Squad in vehicle of if vehicle is assigned to another task).

Note: the above NCO ranks apply to Normandy scenarios - Cpl and Sgt ranks become Sgt and SSgt ranks, Platoon & Company HQ SSgt's become Technical Sgt for Holland scenarios and later, reflecting the changes brought in to TO/E's during 1944.

 

Details of the current ranks held by Unit Members are available in the Membersí Only Section.

 

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