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Airman

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In general context, airman can refer to any enlisted personnel in the U.S. Air Force or Other Ranks in the Royal Air Force (in which airwoman is also seen). More informally, it can refer to any member of an air force or to any pilot, military or civilian.

In FAA parlance an airman is anyone in control of an aircraft.


Airman insignia
Airman insignia
(U.S. Air Force)

In the U.S. Air Force, Airman is the second lowest enlisted rank, just above Airman Basic and below Airman First Class and is abbreviated Amn. Airmen Basic are typically promoted to Amn after six months. An Amn's duties include adjusting to military life and becoming proficient in their Air Force specialty.

E-3 insignia (airman)
Seaman insignia
(Airman variation)

E-2 insignia (airman)
Seaman
Apprentice
insignia
(Airman variation)

In the U.S. Navy Airman is a rate (job title) for those who manage naval aircraft, either onboard an aircraft carrier or on a shore station.

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U.S. military enlisted ranks

  E-1 E-2 E-3 E-4 E-5 E-6 E-7 E-8 E-9
Air Force: AB Amn A1C SRA SSgt TSgt MSgt SMSgt CMSgt -

CCM - CMSAF

Army: PV1 PV2 PFC SPC -

CPL

SGT SSG SFC MSG -

1SG

SGM -

CSM - SMA

Marine Corps: Pvt PFC LCpl Cpl Sgt SSgt GySgt MSgt -

1st Sgt

MGySgt -

SgtMaj - SMOMC

Navy: SR SA SN PO3 PO2 PO1 CPO SCPO MCPO -

CMCPO - MCPON

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