Army ranks and insignia of Mexico

This is a table of the ranks and insignia of the Mexican Army. Spanish language ranks are in italics, with English translations. Rank insignia of the Mexican Air Force and Mexican Army are identical, as are the ranks, with the exception of two general ranks. Currently the ranks are supported with the Fuerza Aerea (air force) ranks for the air force itself only, with special titles in the army for all ranks per their respective specialty.


Secretary of
national defense
Divisional general Brigade general Brigadier general
Secretario de la
defensa nacional
General de división General de brigada General brigadier
Air force:
Wing general
General de ala
Air force:
Group general
General de grupo


Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major
Coronel Teniente coronel Mayor


First captain Second captain Lieutenant Sub-lieutenant
Capitán primero Capitán segundo Teniente Subteniente


First sergeant Second sergeant Corporal Private first class Private
Sargento primero Sargento segundo Cabo Soldado de primera Soldado


Rank badges have a band of colour indicating branch:

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