Figure 9-5.Warrant officers specialty insignia.
officers wear cap and sleeve insignia identical to
those of male officers.
The specialty devices for commissioned warrant
officers appear in figure 9-5.
Figure 9-6 shows the gold stripes that indicate
an officers grade. Flag officers sleeve markings
consist of at least one 2-inch stripe. The addition of
1/2-inch stripes above the 2-inch band indicates
relative seniority by gradeone stripe for rear
admiral (UH), two for vice admiral, three for full
admiral, and four for fleet admiral. As shown in the
figure, the size and number of 1/2-inch and 1/4-inch
stripes indicate the grades of other commissioned
officers. All chief warrant officers wear one broken
Officers wear grade-indicating devices on the
collars of khaki and winter blue shirts. Line officers
wear the device on both collar tips. Staff corps officers
wear the grade device on the right collar tip and the
corps device on the left.