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Master Sergeant insignia
U.S. Air Force

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Master Sergeant insignia
U.S. Army

E-8 insignia
Master Sergeant insignia
U.S. Marine Corps

A Master Sergeant is:

All Master Sergeants are non-commissioned officers.

Republic of Singapore

Master Sergeant (MSG) is the highest non-commissioned officer (known as Specialist in Singapore) rank in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), ranking just above Staff Sergeant (SSG). The MSG rank insignia is 3 up pointing chevrons, 3 down pointing chevrons, and a Singapore coat of arms in the middle.

MSGs, being the most senior Specialists in the SAF, play an important role in guiding young soldiers along. They usually hold senior Specialist positions. MSGs are also not usually addressed as "Sergeant", which would be reducing their rank, but as "Encik" (Malay term of respect).

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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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