INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF UNIFORM INSIGNIA

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AMERICA - MILITARY BADGES & PATCHES Brazilian Army New Appointment - Command Sergeant Major (1)
As far as I could understand, this is an appointment for First Sergeants, which insignia is to be worn along their conventional rank insignia. Right?...
Lord Cybran > 3-May-2016 19:47:03

EUROPE - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA New British Army Appointment (23)
The clearest image so far, from Glenn Haughton's own twitter page: ...
Medic_in_Uniform > 26-April-2016 10:45:26

FICTIVE RANK INSIGNIA Sontarans (Doctor Who) (0)
The rank insignias worn by the sontarans in their most recent appearances. Only 3 ranks as far as I know have been shown on screen Though considering how belligerent the species is, this might be representative of their approach to warfare. http://insignias.wikia.com/wiki/Sontarans_(Doctor_Who_TV_Series)...
marcpasquin > 25-April-2016 20:01:25

EUROPE - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA Russian Ministry of Defence civilian workers insignia (13)
Back when (XVIII-XIX c.) there were the "actual" counselors, secretaries, etc. and the "titular" ones, i.e. those weren't actually working as such, only got the title of the job ... e.g. you had an "actual privy counselor", who advised the monarch whenever required and some high-ranking civil servant who was a privy counsellor only in title, not in actuality. This was mostly the German, Austrian, etc system, introduced by Peter I. when he reformed the Russian State. As an aside, even today in many countries there are judges sitting on low-level courts who hold a higher title (like titular judge of appeals, actual first-instance judge)....
Miklós Lovász > 23-April-2016 20:58:23