TITLE 10 - US CODE - CHAPTER 535 - GRADE AND RANK OF OFFICERS

10 USC 5501 - Navy: grades above chief warrant officer, W5

The commissioned grades in the Navy above the grade of chief warrant officer, W5, are the following:
(1) Admiral.
(2) Vice admiral.
(3) Rear admiral.
(4) Rear admiral (lower half).

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(5) Captain.
(6) Commander.
(7) Lieutenant commander.
(8) Lieutenant.
(9) Lieutenant (junior grade).
(10) Ensign.

10 USC 5502 - Marine Corps: grades above chief warrant officer, W5

The commissioned grades in the Marine Corps above the grade of chief warrant officer, W5, are:
(1) General.
(2) Lieutenant general.
(3) Major general.
(4) Brigadier general.
(5) Colonel.
(6) Lieutenant colonel.
(7) Major.
(8) Captain.
(9) First lieutenant.
(10) Second lieutenant.

10 USC 5503 - Navy and Marine Corps: warrant officer grades

The warrant officer grades in the Navy and the Marine Corps are:
(1) Chief warrant officer, W5.
(2) Chief warrant officer, W4.
(3) Chief warrant officer, W3.
(4) Chief warrant officer, W2.
(5) Warrant officer, W1.

5504, 5505. Repealed. Pub. L. 96513, title III, 314, Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2892]

Section 5504, acts Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 314; Oct. 13, 1964, Pub. L. 88–647, title III, § 301(13), 78 Stat. 1072; Sept. 19, 1978, Pub. L. 95–377, § 5, 92 Stat. 721, related to maintenance of lineal lists of officers in line of Navy. Section 5505, acts Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 316; June 30, 1960, Pub. L. 86–559, § 1(40), 74 Stat. 273; Sept. 7, 1962, Pub. L. 87–649, § 14c(25), 76 Stat. 501, related to changes of position on lineal list of reserve officers of Naval Reserve and Marine Corps Reserve.

10 USC 5506 - Repealed. Pub. L. 103337, div. A, title XVI, 1673(d)(1), Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 3016]

Section, added Pub. L. 85–861, § 1(114)(A), Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1492, and amended Pub. L. 96–513, title V, § 503(26), Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2913, related to ranking of officers in active status in Naval Reserve and Marine Corps Reserve.

10 USC 5507 - Repealed. Pub. L. 87649, 14c(26), Sept. 7, 1962, 76 Stat. 501]

Section, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 316, related to pay and allowances of rear admirals. See section 202 of Title 37, Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services.

10 USC 5508 - Rank of line and staff corps officers of the Navy and officers of the Marine Corps

Except for an officer entitled to a rank higher than his grade, line and staff corps officers of the Navy serving in the same grade and officers of the Marine Corps serving in the corresponding grade rank among themselves according to their respective dates of rank in grade whether or not they are on an active-duty list.