NJROTC Rates and Ranks
There are two types of ranks in the actual navy and they also apply here. There are Officer Ranks and Enlisted Rates. The Enlisted rates are lower then the Officers and they do most of the work in the Navy. The officers are burdend with command and responsibility and are higher in seniority than NJROTC Enlisted rates. Cadet ranks and rates correspond to real Navy ranks and rates as follows:








   
Insignia (Rank Emblem)
Rate
Rate Abbreviations  
(No Insignia) Cadet
Seaman Recruit
SR  
Cadet
Seaman Apprentice
SA
Cadet
Seaman
SN
Cadet
Petty Officer 3rd Class
PO3
Cadet
Petty Officer 2nd Class
PO2
Cadet
Petty Officer 1st Class
PO1
Cadet
Chief Petty Officer
CPO
Cadet
Senior Chief Petty Officer
SCPO
Cadet
Master Chief Petty Officer
MCPO
Officer Ranks RANK RANK Abbreviations
Cadet Ensign

c/ENS


Cadet Lieutenant Junior Grade c/LTJG
Cadet Lieutenant

c/LT

Cadet Lieutenant Commander
c/LCDR
Cadet Commander

(*note- does not currently apply because we are not of battalion size.)

c/CDR