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TRICARE Systems Manual 7950.3-M, April 1, 2015
TRICARE Encounter Data (TED)
Chapter 2
Addendum K
Data Requirements - Dependent Elements And Values For Rank Code, Sponsor Pay Category
Revision:  C-49, July 14, 2021
Service Branch Classification Code
Pay Plan Code
Pay Grade Code
Rank Code
Meaning
ARMY
ENLISTED
01
PV1
Private (no insignia)
02
PV2
Private
03
PFC
Private First Class
04
CPL
Corporal
SPC
Specialist
SP4
Specialist 4
05
SGT
Sergeant
SP5
Specialist 5
06
SSG
Staff Sergeant
SP6
Specialist 6
07
SFC
Sergeant First Class
PSG
Platoon Sergeant
SSG
Staff Sergeant (obsolete)
08
MSG
Master Sergeant
1SG
First Sergeant
09
SGM
Sergeant Major
CSM
Command Sergeant Major
SMA
Sergeant Major of the Army
SEAC
Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman
OFFICER
01
2LT
Second Lieutenant
02
1LT
First Lieutenant
03
CPT
Captain
04
MAJ
Major
05
LTC
Lieutenant Colonel
06
COL
Colonel
07
BG
Brigadier General
08
MG
Major General
09
LTG
Lieutenant General
10
GEN
General
ARMY (CONTINUED)
WARRANT OFFICER
01
WO1
Warrant Officer
02
CW2
Chief Warrant Officer
03
CW3
Chief Warrant Officer
04
CW4
Chief Warrant Officer
N/A
05
CW5
Chief Warrant Officer
OC
Officer Candidate
CADET
Cadet
ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps
NAVY
ENLISTED
SR
Seaman Recruit
02
SA
Seaman Apprentice
03
SN
Seaman
04
PO3
Petty Officer Third Class
05
PO2
Petty Officer Second Class
06
PO1
Petty Officer First Class
07
CPO
Chief Petty Officer
08
SCPO
Senior Chief Petty Officer
09
MCPON
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy
MCPO
Master Chief Petty Officer
SEAC
Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman
OFFICER
01
ENS
Ensign
02
LTJG
Lieutenant Junior Grade
03
LT
Lieutenant
04
LCDR
Lieutenant Commander
05
CDR
Commander
06
CAPT
Captain
07
RADM
Rear Admiral
08
RADM
Rear Admiral
09
VADM
Vice Admiral
10
ADM
Admiral
WARRANT OFFICER
01
WO-1
Warrant Officer
02
CWO-2
Chief Warrant Officer
03
CWO-3
Chief Warrant Officer
04
CWO-4
Chief Warrant Officer
05
CWO-5
Chief Warrant Officer
N/A
MIDSHP
Midshipman
AOC
Aviation Officer Candidate
ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps
OC
Officer Candidate
MARINE CORPS
ENLISTED
01
Pvt
Private (no insignia)
02
PFC
Private First Class
03
LCpl
Lance Corporal
04
Cpl
Corporal
05
Sgt
Sergeant
06
SSgt
Staff Sergeant
07
GySgt
Gunnery Sergeant
08
MSgt
Master Sergeant
1st Sgt
First Sergeant
09
MGySgt
Master Gunnery Sergeant
SgtMaj
Sergeant Major
SMMC
Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps
SEAC
Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman
OFFICER
01
2nd Lt
Second Lieutenant
02
1st Lt
First Lieutenant
03
Capt
Captain
04
Maj
Major
05
LtCol
Lieutenant Colonel
06
Col
Colonel
07
BGen
Brigadier General
08
MajGen
Major General
09
LtGen
Lieutenant General
10
Gen
General
WARRANT OFFICER
01
WO
Warrant Officer
02
CWO2
Chief Warrant Officer
03
CWO3
Chief Warrant Officer
04
CWO4
Chief Warrant Officer
05
CWO5
Chief Warrant Officer
N/A
PLC
Platoon Leaders Class
AIR FORCE
ENLISTED
01
AB
Airman Basic
02
Amn
Airman
03
A1C
Airman First Class
04
SGT
Sergeant (Historical)
SrA
Sgt
Senior Airman
Sergeant
05
SSgt
Staff Sergeant
06
TSgt
Technical Sergeant
07
MSgt
Master Sergeant
08
SMSgt
Senior Master Sergeant
09
CMSAF
Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force
CMSgt
Chief Master Sergeant
SEAC
Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman
OFFICER
01
2ndLt
Second Lieutenant
02
1stLt
First Lieutenant
03
Capt
Captain
04
Maj
Major
05
LtCol
Lieutenant Colonel
06
Col
Colonel
07
BGen
Brigadier General
08
MajGen
Major General
09
LtGen
Lieutenant General
10
Gen
General
WARRANT OFFICER
01
WO
Warrant Officer
02
CWO-2
Chief Warrant Officer
03
CWO-3
Chief Warrant Officer
04
CWO-4
Chief Warrant Officer
05
CWO-5
Chief Warrant Officer
N/A
CADET
Cadet
OC
Officer Candidate
ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps
AOC
Aviation Officer Candidate
COAST GUARD
ENLISTED
SR
Seaman Recruit
02
SA
Seaman Apprentice
03
SN
Seaman
04
PO3
Petty Officer Third Class
05
PO2
Petty Officer Second Class
06
PO1
Petty Officer First Class
07
CPO
Chief Petty Officer
08
SCPO
Senior Chief Petty Officer
09
MCPO
Master Chief Petty Officer
MCPOCG
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard
OFFICER
01
ENS
Ensign
02
LTJG
Lieutenant Junior Grade
03
LT
Lieutenant
04
LCDR
Lieutenant Commander
05
CDR
Commander
06
CAPT
Captain
07
RADM
Rear Admiral
08
RADM
Rear Admiral
09
VADM
Vice Admiral
10
ADM
Admiral
WARRANT OFFICER
01
WO-1
Warrant Officer
02
CWO-2
Chief Warrant Officer
03
CWO-3
Chief Warrant Officer
04
CWO-4
Chief Warrant Officer
05
CWO-5
Chief Warrant Officer
N/A
ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps
AOC
Aviation Officer Candidate
OC
Officer Candidate
MIDSHP
Midshipman
FOREIGN ARMY
ENLISTED
01
PTE
Private
02
PTE
Private
03
LCPL
Lance Corporal
04
CPL
Corporal
05
SGT
Sergeant
06
SGT
Sergeant
07
SSGT
Staff Sergeant
08
WO2
Warrant Officer Class 2
09
WO1
Warrant Officer Class 1
OFFICER
01
2LT
Second Lieutenant
02
LT
Lieutenant
03
CAPT
Captain
04
MAJ
Major
05
LTCOL
Lieutenant Colonel
06
COL
Colonel
07
BRIG
Brigadier
08
MAJGEN
Major General
09
LTGEN
Lieutenant General
10
GEN
General
FOREIGN NAVY
ENLISTED
01
ORD
Ordinary
02
AB
AB
03
AB
AB
04
LH
Leading Hand
05
PO
Petty Officer
06
PO
Petty Officer
07
CPO
Chief Petty Officer
08
CPO
Chief Petty Officer
09
WO
Warrant Officer
OFFICER
02
SLT
Sub Lieutenant
03
LT
Lieutenant
04
LTCDR
Lieutenant Commander
05
CDR
Commander
06
CAPT
Captain
07
CMDR
Commodore
08
RADM
Rear Admiral
09
VADM
Vice Admiral
10
ADM
Admiral
FOREIGN MARINE CORPS
ENLISTED
01
PTE
Private
02
PTE
Private
03
LCPL
Lance Corporal
04
CPL
Corporal
05
SGT
Sergeant
06
SGT
Sergeant
07
CSGT
Colour Sergeant
08
WO2
Warrant Officer Class 2
09
WO1
Warrant Officer Class 1
OFFICER
01
2LT
Second Lieutenant
02
LT
Lieutenant
03
CAPT
Captain
04
MAJ
Major
05
LTCOL
Lieutenant Colonel
06
COL
Colonel
07
BRIG
Brigadier
08
MAJGEN
Major General
09
LTGEN
Lieutenant General
10
GEN
General
FOREIGN AIR FORCE
ENLISTED
01
AC
Aircraftsman
02
LAC
Leading Aircraftsman
03
SAC
Senior Aircraftsman
04
CPL
Corporal
05
SGT
Sergeant
06
SGT
Sergeant
07
FLTSGT
Flight Sergeant
08
FLTSGT
Flight Sergeant
09
WO
Warrant Officer
OFFICER
01
PLTOFF
Pilot Officer
02
FLGOFF
Flying Officer
03
FLTLT
Flight Lieutenant
04
SGNLDR
Squadron Leader
05
WGCDR
Wing Commander
06
GPCAPT
Group Captain
07
ACOMDR
Air Commodore
08
AVM
Air Vice Marshal
09
AMSHL
Air Marshal
10
ACMSHL
Air Chief Marshal
SPACE FORCE
ENLISTED
01
SPC1
Specialist 1
02
SPC2
Specialist 2
03
SPC3
Specialist 3
04
SPC4
Specialist 4
05
SGT
Sergeant
06
TSGT
Technical Sergeant
07
MSGT
Master Sergeant
08
SMGT
Senior Master Sergeant
09
CMSGT
Chief Master Sergeant
09 (Senior Enlisted)
CMSSF (11)
Chief Master Sergeant of the Space Force
WARRANT OFFICER
01
W01
Warrant Officer
02
CW2
Chief Warrant Officer 2
03
CW3
Chief Warrant Officer 3
04
CW4
Chief Warrant Officer 4
05
CW5
Chief Warrant Officer 5
OFFICER
01
2ndLT
Second Lieutenant
02
1stLT
First Lieutenant
03
CAPT
Captain
04
MAJ
Major
05
LTCOL
Lieutenant Colonel
06
COL
Colonel
07
BGEN
Brigadier General
08
MAJGEN
Major General
09
LTGEN
Lieutenant General
10
GEN
General
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