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  • Enlisted

    1. Recruit

      Enlistment application has been screened and approved by AIF. The applicant has now become a recruit after they have been accepted and await for a Recruit Training session.

      1) Enlisted with the Australian Imperial Force

    2. Private

      The Private is an official member of the unit and is the lifeblood of our community. They have attended Recruit Training and understand what is expected of a AIF member. Upon completion of duties for their organisation, the Recruit will be given the rank of Private.

      1) Completed Recruit Training
      2) Assigned Unit/Position

    3. Private First Class

      Identified as someone who is proficient in-game and an active community member. For being a Recruit Training honour graduate you can receive instant promotion to PFC.

      1) 1 Month as a PTE

    4. Kingsman

      A good member, veteran player who has shown dedication through attendance and contribution to the community.

      1) 2 Months as a PFC

    5. Lance Corporal

      Lance Corporal is the doorway to leadership and is the most junior non-comissioned officer in the AIF. Lance Corporals have established themselves as having leadership potential and worthy of consideration as a future Section Commander. The LCPL is a Section 2IC and is in charge of helping coordinate the section as well as helping the Corporal with administrative tasks of their section.

      1) 1 month Time In Grade (TIG) as KGN
      2) Assigned as a Section Commander 2IC
      3) Contributes in Section activities.
      4) Contributes in the Forums.
      5) Section Commander Reccomendation

    6. Corporal

      Corporals usually are in command of section of soldiers which consist of two fire teams or be in command of a crew, team or detachment. A CPL is in charge of leading his section in battle, their administration and communicating with Platoon Staff on their members. Corporals can also be employed as Instructors.

      1) 1 months as a LCPL.
      2) High attendance levels (70%)
      3) Assigned as a Section Commander
      4) Recommendation from Platoon Sergeant.

    7. Sergeant

      Sergeant is a senior role of responsibility and is highly sought after. Sergeants typically are second in command of a troop or platoon of up to 40 players, with the important responsibility for advising and assisting junior officers. Often, in the absence of the junior officer, the Sergeant will command the platoon or troop, and Sergeants normally have the role of administration, discipline, training and the maintenance of standards. Sergeants are employed in senior logistics and technical positions across the AIF. Sergeants can also be employed as instructors.

      1) 3 months as a CPL.
      2) Selected as a Platoon Sergeant or other position by Company XO
      3) Performance must merit the promotion

    8. Staff Sergeant

      The Staff Sergeant is a proficient and reliable Platoon Sergeant, generally used as an honorary title for exceptional Platoon Sergeants who prove to be invaluable in their position. Staff Sergeants can also be assigned to HQ or Staff Positions. This rank can be bypassed due to application to become an Officer at SGT. Those who continue down the path of Other Rank remain the most respected and the veterans of our community. The members that remain as OR's do not wish to have burden of command or the responsiblity of officers so instead choose to remain enlisted men.

      1) 4 months TIG as SGT or selected and voted in by entire Platoon.
      2) Approval of Company CO

    9. Warrant Officer Class Two

      This is a senior management role focusing on the training and discipline of a company. WO2s act as senior adviser to the commander of a company. They hold the title of: Company Sergeant-Major (CSM) in all Companies. WO2s are also employed in more senior logistics and technical roles and departments in the AIF. They can have titles such as Chief Recruitment Officer, Chief Clerk or Quarter Master Sergeant. WO2s are also employed as supervising instructors, with the responsibility of drafting training. The members that remain as OR's do not wish to have burden of command or the responsiblity of officers so instead choose to remain enlisted men, eventually entering the most prestigious and veteran associated ranks of Warrant Officer.

      1) 6 months as a SGT or 2 months as SSGT.
      2) Demonstrated success as a Platoon Sergeant.
      3) Recommendation of Company Commanding Officer.

    10. Warrant Officer Class One

      The most senior other rank in the entire Australian Imperial Force, typically reached after about 16 months of outstanding service. WO1s are the senior advisors of their unit’s Commanding Officer, with leadership, discipline and welfare responsibilities of their battalion. The Sergeant Major of a battalion is a Warrant Officer Class One and holds a special position within the unit as the commander’s right hand man and his most senior member. He or she is known as the Regimental Sergeant Major.

      1) 16 months Time in Service overall.
      2) Demonstrated success at all levels of NCO leadership.
      3) Is an example to be followed in all areas.
      4) Ability to assist the Command Staff where necessary.
      5) Assigned by the Commanding Officer of the Battalion

    11. Regimental Sergeant Major of the Australian Imperial Force

      The RSM-A is responsible to the Chief of AIF, but responsive to all ranks across the AIF. The RSM-A is a member of the personal staff of the Chief of AIF. The RSM-A’s primary role is to represent to the Chief of AIF, and others, the views, concerns and opinions of Members of the community, but also carry the Chief of AIF’s message down and across the ranks. The current Regimental Sergeant Major of the AIF is Warrant Officer Gladiuz Maximus.

      1) Special appointment by Chief of AIF
      5) Sets the standard of excellence in leadership throughout the Regiment.

    12. Commissioned Officers

      1. 2nd Lieutenant

        The rank of Second Lieutenant is reserved for new officers and officers in special appointments such as departments or under probation. They may undertake or have responsibilities similar to that of a Lieutenant.

        1) Passed Officer Application

      2. Lieutenant

        The Lieutenant has proven him/herself as a competent Platoon Leader and a trusted part of Command Staff. He has earned the confidence of his members and continues to improve his Platoon, Company and the Regiment as a whole.They normally command a platoon or troop of around 30 members and are responsible for their administration, event organisation, training and overall management of their assigned members.

        1) Two (2) month Time In Grade (TIG) as 2LT
        2) Approval of Company CO
        3) Meets objectives set by CO
        4) Reccomended by Platoon Sergeant

      3. Captain

        Captains are normally second-in-command of a Company. They are key players in the planning and decision-making process within the company, with responsibility for event creation, creation of objectives, recruit retention, platoon commander management and helping the Company Commanding Officer.

        1) Four (4) month Time In Grade (TIG) as LT.
        2) Appointed Company XO by Battalion CO
        3) Completion of Company Commander Course

      4. Major

        Majors are field rank officers who command a company of up to 120 officers and members with responsibility for their training, event creation and administration as well as the management of company compliance. Majors are also employed in headquarters in staff roles.

        1) Three (3) months TIG as a CAPT.
        2) Appointed by Battalion CO.
        3) Overall positive Captain experience

      5. Lieutenant Colonel

        Lieutenant Colonels are Executive Officers of a battalion. They are responsible for helping maintain/improve the overall operational effectiveness of their unit in terms of compliance, recruitment/retention, setting of objectives and mentorship of their Company CO's. Lieutenant Colonels also hold staff officer appointments.

        1) Four (4) months Time in Grade (TIG) as a MAJ.
        2) Demonstrated success as a Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC).
        3) Graduation from Battalion Leadership Course.

      6. Colonel

        The Colonel is the Commanding Officer of a Battalion. They are responsible for leading an entire battalion, coordinating with other battalions, communicating to AIF Headquarters. Also are responsible for maintaining/improving the overall operational effectiveness of their unit in terms of compliance, recruitment/retention, setting of objectives and mentorship of their Company CO's.

        1) Three (3) months Time in Grade (TIG) as a LTCOL.
        2) Appointed by Chief of AIF

      7. Major General

        The Major General is the third in Command of the AIF. They are responsible for assisting the Chief of AIF in compiling useful reports so they may make better decisions and assisting the Chief of AIF by managing everyday administrative tasks as required

        1) Appointed by Chief of AIF

      8. Lieutenant General

        The Lieutenant General is the second in Command of the AIF. They are responsible for managing battalion compliance, community administration and mentoring battalion staff.

        1) Appointed by Chief of AIF

      9. General

        The General is the leader of the Australian Imperial Force and holds the position of Chief of AIF. The role of the General is to set the vision and strategy, manage growth and manage/lead the entire community.

        1) Appointed by Chief of AIF

      10. Field Marshal

        The Field Marshal is an honorary title held by a Commanding Officer of the AIF past or present who is viewed as legendary by the community and performed the greatest service to the clan sacrificng their time and effort. A Field Marshal must firstly be elected by the Founding Members to present to the community, after this the entire community will undergo a referendum voting in the Field Marshal.

        1) Current or past leader of AIF
        2) Elected by Founding Members
        3) Voted in by community