Armed Forces

The military hierarchy is the basis for the organization of the armed forces and makes up the chain of command to be followed by all members of the forces in its organizational structure. In Gaston, the Constitution provides that the Defense Minister, currently Teodoro I, exercises the supreme command of the armed forces.

Classification and hierarchy

The military is divided into two classes: official, ranked by stations; and cadets, ranked by graduations. These classes are subdivided into other according to the level of responsibility and professional qualification. For each hierarchical level corresponds regulatory insignia (enlisted).

Oficiais Generais/General Officers

Marinha/Navy Exército/Army Força Aérea/Air Force
Almirante*Admiral Marechal*Marshal Marechal-do-Ar*Air-Marshal
Almirante-Esquadra/Squad-Admiral General de Exército/Army-General Tenente-Bde.-Ar/Air-Lieutenant-Bde.
Vice-Almirante/Vice-Admiral General de Divisão/Division-General Major-Brigadeiro/Major-Brigadier
Contra-Almirante/Rear-Admiral General de Brigada/Brigadier-General Brigadeiro-do-Ar/Air-Brigadier

*Filled only in case of war

Oficiais Superiores/Senior Officers

Marinha/Navy Exército/Army Força Aérea/Air Force
Capt.-Mar-Guerra/Sea-Land-Capt. Coronel-Exército/Army-Colonel Coronel-do-Ar/Colonel-of-Air
Capitão-Fragata/Frigate-Capitain Tenente-Coronel/Lieutenant-Colonel Tenente-Coronel/Lieutenant-Colonel
Capitão-Corveta/Corvette-Capitain Major-Exército/Army-Major Major-do-Ar/Air-Force-Major

Oficiais Intermediários/Intermediary Officers

Marinha/Navy Exército/Army Força Aérea/Air Force
Capt.-Tenente/Lieutenant-Capt. Capitão-Exército/Army-Capitain Capitão-do-Ar/Air-Capitain

Oficiais Subalternos/Junior Officers

Marinha/Navy Exército/Army Força Aérea/Air Force
Primeiro-Tenente/First-Lieutenant Primeiro-Tenente/First-Lieutenant Primeiro-Tenente/First-Lieutenant
Segundo-Tenente/Second-Lieutenant Segundo-Tenente/Second-Lieutenant Segundo-Tenente/Second-Lieutenant
Guarda-Marinha/Navy-Guard Aspirante-Exército/Army-Aspirant Aspirante-do-Ar/Air-Aspirant

Cadetes ou Graduados/Cadets or Graduates

Marinha/Navy Exército/Army Força Aérea/Air Force
Suboficial/Petty-Officer Subtenente/Sublieutenant Suboficial/Petty-Officer
Primeiro-Sargento/First-Sergeant Primeiro-Sargento/First-Sergeant Primeiro-Sargento/First-Sergeant
Segundo-Sargento/Second-Sergeant Segundo-Sargento/Second-Sergeant Segundo-Sargento/Second-Sergeant
Terceiro-Sargento/Third-Sergeant Terceiro-Sargento/Third-Sergeant Terceiro-Sargento/Third-Sergeant
Cadete/Cadet Cadete/Cadet Cadete/Cadet
Marinheiro/Seaman Soldado/Soldier Soldado/Soldier