|Grade||Army||Marine Corps||Navy||Coast Guard||Grade|
|G5||GA||General of the Army||F.Adm.||Fleet Admiral||G5|
|G3||LTG||Lieutenant General||LTG||Lieutenant General||V.Adm.||Vice Admiral||G3|
|G2||MG||Major General||MG||Major General||R.Adm.||Rear Admiral ||R.Adm.||Rear Admiral ||G2|
|G1||BG||Brigadier General||BG||Brigadier General||Comd.||Commodore ||Comd.||Commodore ||G1|
|O5||LTC||Lieutenant Colonel||LTC||Lieutenant Colonel||Cdr.||Commander||Cdr.||Commander||O5|
|O4||MAJ||Major||MAJ||Major||Lt. Cdr.||Lieutenant Commander||Lt. Cdr.||Lieutenant Commander||O4|
|O2||1LT||1st Lieutenant||1LT||1st Lieutenant||Lt. (jg)||Lieutenant (junior grade)||Lt. (jg)||Lieutenant (junior grade)||O2|
|O1||2LT||2nd Lieutenant||2LT||2nd Lieutenant||Ens.||Ensign||Ens.||Ensign||O1|
|BMC||Chief Boatswain Mate ||BMC||Chief Boatswain Mate |
|MC||Boatswain Mate ||MC||Boatswain Mate |
 Up to 8 April 1943 the USN G1 pay grade was Rear Admiral (Lower Half), abbreviated as R.Adm. (LH),
and the G2 pay grade was know as Rear Admiral (Upper Half), abbreviated as R.Adm. (UH).
 Chief Boatswain Mates (senior enlisted rating = title); besides senior NCO duties, could also be appointed petty officer-in-charge of picketboats, self-propelled barges, tugs, and other yard and district craft, and were occasionally also appointed petty officer-in-charge of ships before they were commissioned. Boatswain Mates (enlisted rating = title).