List of the Latest Ghana Army Ranks and their Insignia

List of the Latest Ghana Army Ranks and their Insignia

The Ghana armed forces’ was established in 1957 as the sole institution in charge of Ghana’s external security affairs. The forces are made up of 3 arms of service, that is the “Army”, “Airforce” and “Navy”. The president of Ghana serves as the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces whiles the ministry of defense together with the chief of defense staff are both in charge of all managerial affairs of the armed forces. 

Ghana Army Ranks

The Army is an arm of service of the Ghana Armed Forces that is in charge of all ground warfare activities in the military. It is the first arm of the Armed forces to be established after Ghana’s independence. The army ranks have been divided into 2 major ranks which are 

  1. Commissioned Officer Ranks
  2. Enlisted Ranks (Other Ranks)

Read Also: check Ranks in the Ghana Navy and their Insignia 

In this article, we outline all ranks of the Army from the lowest ranks to the highest ranks for both officer ranks and enlisted ranks.


Enlisted ranks include

7. Private

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6. Lance-corporal

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5. Corporal

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4. Sergeant



3. Staff sergeant


2. Warrant officer class 2



1. Warrant officer class 1


Commissioned officer ranks

10. Second Lieutenant

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9. Lieutenant

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8. Captain

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7. Major

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6. Lieutenant colonel

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5. Colonel

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4. Brigadier general

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3. Major general

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2. Lieutenant general

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1. General

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