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Comparative military ranks of Korea

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  1. refer to the ranks and insignia maintained by the three primary military powers on the Korean Peninsula, those being the Republic of Korea Armed Forces (South Korea), the Korean People's Army of Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), an

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  2. Most ranks of South and North Korea are identical, with some exceptions including some supreme North Korean ranks which have no equivalent in South Korea or the United States

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  3. All branches of the South Korean armed forces maintain a single Warrant Officer rank known as Junwi (준위). Warrant Officers fall in between non-commissioned and commissioned officers

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  4. In the South Korean armed forces, ranks fall into one of four categories: commissioned officer, warrant officer, non-commissioned officer, and enlisted, in decreasing order of authority

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  5. Commissioned officer ranks are subdivided into "Janggwan"-level officers (general ranks), "Yeonggawan"-level officers (Soryeong through Daeryeong), and "Wigwan"-level officers (Sowi through Daewi)

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