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  Ensign - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki
Ensign is a military rank, the equivalent of which is used by the service organizations of many civilizations.
The rank of ensign is usually the first commissioned rank assigned to new officers (such as recent graduates of Starfleet Academy).
Ensigns are mentored by more senior officers as well as their (nominally) subordinate chief petty officers as part of their development as Starfleet leaders.
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  Ensign (Rank) - LocalColorArt.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ensign is a junior rank of commissioned officer in the militaries of some countries, normally in the infantry or navy.
In Argentina, the rank of ensign is used by both the air force and the gendarmerie.
It was the duty of officers of this rank to carry the colours of the regiment.
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 RNZN - Ensign Rank Slide
The rank of Ensign is denoted by a single thin gold stripe.
The second most junior Officer rank is Ensign.
The rank of Ensign is generally held for one year.
www.navy.mil.nz /know-your-navy/officers/ensign.htm   (87 words)

  
 Ensign (rank) information - Search.com
It is the duty of the officers of this rank to carry the colours of the regiment.
In the 16th century "ensign" was corrupted into "ancient," and was used in the two senses of a banner and the bearer of the banner.
In the ceremony of Trooping the Colour, the regimental colors are borne throughout the ranks by an "Ensign" of the regiment honored.
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 N (3)
ensigns from the ching dynasty (china): 1
ensigns from the ching dynasty (china): 3
ensigns from the ching dynasty (china): 5
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 Officers' ranks and insignia
The actual rank held by an officer was shown by the so-called distinction lace, introduced 1783, and, for senior officers, by the presence of epaulettes, the embroidered gold shoulder straps which were introduced from 1795.
The rank of ensign derives from the old British Army infantry rank now more generally known as second lieutenant, who was responsible for carrying the unit colours or ensign.
The rank of Commodore is a permanent rank in the RNZN.
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 KAG's Ranks and Honorifics
Ensign - This rank is given to the commanding officer of a newly formed ship when the officer is not yet uniformed.
The rank of Captain and/or the honorific of zantai may be granted by the Thought-Admiral and/or a consensus of the Admiralty.
Cadet rankings mirror the rank system of their adult counterparts up to the rank of Commander, save that cadet rank is always prefaced with the word 'cadet'.
www.kag.org /handbook/KAG's_Ranks_and_Honorifics.html   (948 words)

  
 Military Rank, Operations, & Feudal Hierarchy
For each, the ensign was a flag of the appropriate color, with the British Union Flag as the "canton" or the upper quarter of the flag next to the hoist.
This level of rank, although once familiar in the much smaller European armies of the 18th and 19th century, has been used by the United States only as an honorary rank, not as a practical field rank, for the most celebrated Generals and Admirals.
Nevertheless, a special supreme rank, "General of the Armies of the United States," was created for William Tecumseh Sherman in 1869, and this was conferred postumously on Grant in 1885.
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 Ensign: Origin of Ranks in the Armed Forces
Ensign comes from the Latin word insignia that meant and still means emblem or banner.
Later, the Ensign, still bearing his banner, led a military unit of about 500 foot soldiers called an "ensigne." As a military rank Ensign started in the French army as a junior officer and soon entered the French navy whose lowest commissioned rank is still Enseigne.
Ensigns did not join our Navy until 1862 to fill the need for a rank for graduates of the Naval Academy who had been called Passed Midshipmen, and to have an equivalent rank to the Army Second Lieutenant.
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 ensign - Search Results - MSN Encarta
An ensign is a distinguishing flag of a ship or a military unit; or a distinguishing token, emblem, or badge, such as a symbol of office.
Ensign is a junior rank of commissioned officer in the militaries of some countries, normally in the infantry or navy.
As the junior officer in an infantry regiment was...
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 Starfleet ranks - TFC Galactopedia
This rank is usually considered a big transition, because it is often the first rank in which officers run a base of operation (i.e.
Ensigns typically begin their careers as the most junior officers in the department of their chosen specialty.
Ensigns who have strongly distinguished themselves in their academy class or on duty may sometimes be given posts as main-shift bridge officers.
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 StarFleet Ranks
Rank stripes in TOS (during the run of the regular series but it does not include the pilots to the series) are worn on the edge of the sleeves.
Rank was indicated on the shoulder of the uniform and on the sleeves.
Rank of Commodore is exactly halfway in between the flag ranks and the commissioned officer ranks, but is generally considered the lowest Flag rank.
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 INDIAN NAVY 2001-04
The new rank flags, with the naval badge at the hoist and stars according to rank in the fly, were similar to those used by Pakistan.
The rank of Admiral of the Fleet, like the Army rank of Field Marshal, is actually an honorific that is bestowed for exceptional service, usually during wartime.
rank flags and commissioning pennant were reinstated, and the 1950-2001 naval ensign, modified by the addition of the Sarnath Lion Capital at the intersection of the cross, was taken back into use as well.
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 Ensign Software
In nautical use, an ensign in the form of a flag is usually flown at the stern of aship or boat to indicate its nationality.
Ensigns may also be flown from the gaff of aship, and may be shifted to the yardarm when the ship is underway.
In heraldry, an ensign is the ornament or sign, such as the crown, coronet ormitre, borne above the charge or arms.
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 TCS - Ranks:
The rank of "Banner Sergeant" harkens back to the days when personnel of this rank were responsible for their unit's regimental colors.
Ensigns rarely command set numbers of troops, but may control from ten to a hundred individuals at any given time, depending on their unit assignment.
The rank of Commander is equivalent to the Inner Sphere ranks of Lieutenant, Lieutenant Commander, and Commander.
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 Sweden and Norway 1844 Changes
Both were based on the national flags of the respective countries (Parliament of Norway adopted a new national civil ensign in 1821, the same flag that flies as the national flag of Norway today), to which was added a new mark of union in the canton and swallowtail and tongue.
The new rank and command flags were announced in the saluting instructions dated 3 December 1844, but published in 1845.
The artwork for the Swedish war ensign is in the same overall ratio as for the Norwegian one, that is 16:27.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/xn-s-a03.html   (1006 words)

  
 Barfleet Rank Structure
In Starfleet, as in most military organizations, rank is a reward for performance, an automatic dividend of long and faithful service, and an indicator of the amount of responsibility and respect a given member may command.
The rank of Ensign carries no rights or responsibilities, except as their masters the Senior Officers permit.
The rank of Captain is typically thrust upon an unsuspecting Commander during a period of delusion or inebriation.
www.barfleet.org /casual/rank.html   (606 words)

  
 Naval traditions: Names of ranks
Later, the Ensign, still bearing his banner, led a military unit of about 500 foot soldiers called an "ensigne." As a military rank Ensign started in the French army as a junior officer and soon entered the French navy whose lowest commissioned rank is still Enseigne.
Ensigns served in our Revolutionary War in infantry regiments where they were the lowest ranking commissioned officers.
Ensigns did not join our Navy until 1862 to fill the need for a rank for graduates of the Naval Academy who had been called Passed Midshipmen, and to have an equivalent rank to the Army Second Lieutenant.
www.history.navy.mil /trivia/triv4-5c.htm   (216 words)

  
 Rank Information
Commander: Cmdr, Cmd, Cdr: This rank implies that the Officer is Executive Officer, or a Station commander of in the United Sapce Federation.
Captain: Capt, Cpt: This rank implies that the Officer is Captain of Starship in the United Space Federation.
Admiral: USFABC1701: This rank is held by USFABC1701, and implies the position of Chief of Operations/Chairperson.
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 Indian Navy Flags
In a display of the three service flags in the Defense Planning Staff briefing room, was an Indian Navy white ensign with the fly end truncated to conform the size to the 2:3 dimensions of the other two flags on display.
Also, the naval ensign had the wheel (chakhra) on the white stripe of the canton dark gold instead of blue.
On the center of the cross was the state emblem--the Ashoka lions capital--in gold and in lower fly the elephant emblem from the president's personal standard, as in other Indian President's colours.
www.fotw.net /flags/in^nav50.html   (553 words)

  
 Japanese military flags   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Japan 1913 and 1941: the ensign is the same as today, white with a red disc slightly to the hoist with rays (16 to be precise) extending from the disc to the edges of the flag.
The Naval Ensign was first adopted on October 7, 1889 and used until the end of World War II and re-adopted on June 30, 1954 as a Naval Ensign used by Japanese Maritime Self Defense Forces.
The diameter of sun disc is 1/2 of width according to laws of 7 October 1889 for the Imperial naval ensign and on 30 June 1954 for the Marine Self Defence Force ensign.
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 Indian Navy Flags
As before, the war ensign consists of a white field with the Indian national flag in the canton, but it now bears the Indian Naval Crest without scroll instead of the old red cross throughout.
The Indian Naval Crest consists of the Ashoka emblem, a foul anchor and a shield, and is in navy blue colour.
Though the Indian war ensign is still a white ensign, it now features the national emblem, the Ashoka emblem with the three lions standing on a platform containing a chakra, a horse and a bull.
www.hampshireflag.co.uk /world-flags/allflags/in^navy.html   (877 words)

  
 Military Ranks (RDM) - Battlestar Wiki
This rank structure for the Re-imagined Series is derived from the Original Series ranks as mentioned in Ronald D. Moore's blog.
Her rank is assumed to be 'staff sergeant' which equates to 'petty officer, 1st class'.
Placing her one rank lower or higher would create a conflict with the established insignia of 'petty officer, 2nd class' and 'chief petty officer' respectively.
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 Rank   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The rank was introduced throughout the British Army in 1871 to replace the rank of Ensign, although it had long been used in the Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Fusilier regiments.
The rank of Colonel is one of the oldest in existence, dating as far back to the time of the Roman Empire.
The rank traces its origins to the Middle Ages where the title of Lieutenant General was held by the second in command on the battlefield, normally subordinate to a Captain General.
www.army.mod.uk /atr/hq_itg/information_pack/rank.htm   (764 words)

  
 Current Rank Structure   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As a rank, Commander appeared in the British navy about 1674 as "Master and Commander" to designate the officer under the Captain who was in charge of sailing a ship.
Captain was the highest rank in our Navy from its beginning in 1775 until 1857 when Congress created the temporary rank of Flag Officer, which gave way to Commodore and Rear Admiral in 1862.
The rank was reestablished on 9 April 1943 for World War II service, and 147 officers held it as a temporary rank.
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 Spacefleet Online (SFOL) - Star Trek Online Role Playing - Resources: SFOL Rank Structure
Private - Rank used to denote a new member of SFOL who is simming on a ship as a Marine during his or her training.
Commander is the traditional rank of an XO in SFOL, and is formerly the first rank in which an officer could become a Game Master.
Colonel, which is equivalent to Commander, is the traditional rank of a Marine Corps XO in SFOL, and is formerly the first rank in which an officer could become a Game Master.
www.spacefleetonline.com /sfolranks.php   (2517 words)

  
 KAG: IKV Black Thunder
Subsequent rank increases are given as recognition of the Warrior's activity level and scope of service to the club.
The rank of Captain and/or the honorific of zantai may be granted by the Thought-Admiral and/or a consensus of the Admiralty.
Cadet rankings mirror the rank system of their adult counterparts up to the rank of Commander, save that cadet rank is always prefaced with the word 'cadet'.
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 Official Rank Pips =/\= Alpha Quadrant Simulation Group =/\=   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Once the rank is achieved, the rank may be kept for the duration of their active career.
Once the rank is achieved, the rank may be kept forthe duration of their active career, providing no further increase ofrank is awarded.
All ranks ofCadets are addressed as 'Cadet', or 'Officer Cadet.' They may be givingan 'Acting-Ensign' rank by authorization of the Commanding Officer ofthe starship/starbase they are currently assigned to for their 'CadetCruise,' or by the Academy Adjutant/Commandant or other senior Academystaff.
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