Venice is a beautiful city in the Northeast Italy. Venice military hierarchy explains the ranks of Venice military in a specified ladder of ranks which are further categorized according to NATO rules and regulations since Italy being a part of NATO countries. Below here in this article, we are explaining the Venice military hierarchy’s major rank structure:
- General Level Officers
- Senior Officers
- Junior Officers
- Permanent Service Volunteers
- Temporary Service Officers
These are the general rank structures, which are further subdivided into individual designations belonging to each structure.
General – The highest authority holder category in Venetian military hierarchy is further sub categorized into four sub categories which are explained in brief as below:
v Generale (General) – The top most rank of Venetian military hierarchy with a NATO ranking OF – 10, a four star rank.
v Generale di corpo d’armata (Lieutenant general) – Sub ordinate to Generale with a NATO ranking OF – 9, a three star rank.
v Generale di divisione (Divisional General) – With a NATO ranking OF – 8, higher in rank to Generale di brigata, a two star rank.
v Generale di brigata (cc) – NATO ranking OF – 7, the lowest rank in the category of ‘General’, a one star rank.
- Senior Officer – There are three sub categories of second highest category in Venetian military hierarchy and these are:
v Colonnello (Colonel) – Highest rank in Senior Officer Category but sub ordinate to Generale di brigata, with a NATO ranking OF – 5.
v Tenente Colonnello (Lieutenant Colonel) – With a NATO ranking OF – 4, a middle level commissioned officer rank.
v Maggiore (Major) – Maggiore is the lowest rank in Senior Officer Category and having OF – 3 NATO ranking.
- Junior Officer – Junior Officer is a lower level category of commissioned officers category in the Venice military hierarchy. The sub categories are further described as below:
v Primo Capitano (First Captain) – Lower level commissioned officers with NATO ranking OF – 2.
v Capitano (Captain) – Capitano also possess NATO ranking OF – 2 but is sub ordinate to Primo Capitano in terms of authorities.
v Tenente (Lieutenant) – NATO ranking OF – 1 and acts as a commanding officer in absence of Primo Capitano as well as Capitano.
v Sottotenente (Second Lieutenant) – Lower in authority to Tenente but having same NATO ranking as of Tenente i.e. OF – 1.
- Marshals – These are also referred as Sub Officers in Venice military hierarchy. These are categorized as:
v Maresciallo capo (Chief Marshal) – NATO ranking OR – 9.
v Primo maresciallo luogotenente (First Marshal Lieutenant) – With a NATO ranking OR – 9.
v Primo maresciallo (First Marshal) – NATO ranking OR – 9.
v Maresciallo (Marshal) – NATO ranking OR – 8.
v Maresciallo ordinario (Ordinary Marshal) – NATO ranking OR – 8.
- Sergeants – These are further categorized in Venice military hierarchy as below:
v Sergente maggiore capo (Chief Sergeant Major) – NATO ranking OR – 7.
v Sergente maggiore (Sergeant Major) – NATO ranking OR – 6.
v Sergente (Sergeant) – With NATO ranking OR – 5.
- Permanent Service Volunteers
- Temporary Service Volunteers