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EUROPE - MILITARY BADGES & PATCHES UK: ARMY ORGANISATIONAL INSIGNIA pdf 151 pages (1)
Thanks Luke, After a search from the link. ...
60bill > 1-July-2015 21:58:01

HYPOTHETICAL RANKS Armed Forces of the Philippines (Hypothetical) (45)
This photo from the Philippine Navy FB page from last year's anniversary celebrations of Naval Base Cavite shows a Senior Master Sergeant of the PMC sporting the curved rockers. Since the yearly US-Philippine joint training exercises began in 2002, there has been an effort by the USMC to help prepare the Philippine Marines for the changing face of battle. As a result of years of joint training drills and participation in military exercises, since 2010-11 there have been senior enlisted personnel that have started wearing the curve rockers, possibly because of recommendations by the Commandant, PMC, to the AFP leadership. Other ranks below do not sport the curve rockers....
JMRamos > 1-July-2015 3:54:01

EUROPE - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA Russian Imperial Navy Shoulder Straps evolution (1830-1917) (9)
Well, just a honorific rank, there were only 6 General-Admirals in the Russian Imperial Navy since XVIII century, and all of them were representatives of the royal family. The last General-Admiral, Grand Duke Alexey Alexandrovich, gained this rank (or, better, title) in 1883 and replaced it with a rank of the Admiral in 1888. Therefore, I've decided that for the Russian Naval Depot which was as the origin for this chart, the General-Admiral rank would be for no reason at all ...
Dorward_Bis > 30-June-2015 19:46:30

EUROPE - FIRE & RESCUE BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA SOVIET UNION: Military Fire Protection NKVD 1935 (0)
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Luke2 > 27-June-2015 21:58:27