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in Dorvik many of the Dorvish government agencies follow the civil service rank of the Dorvish government including the Armed Forces of Dorvik as well as the Dorvish security service, they are all considered to be part of the civil service of the Dorvish government and underneath the auspices of the Federal Chancellors office, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Federal Administration Agency.

Dorvish Armed ForcesEdit

Category Dorvish Army
Dorvische Landwehr
Dorvish Air Force
Dorvische Fliegertruppe
Dorvish Navy
Dorvische Marine
General
(Generäle)
General Field Marshal (Generalfeldmarschall) No equivalent Grand Admiral (Großadmiral)
Colonel-General (Generaloberst) Colonel-General (Generaloberst) General-Admiral (Generaladmiral)
General (General) General (General) Admiral (Admiral)
Lieutenant General (Generalleutnant) Lieutenant General (Generalleutnant) Vice Admiral (Vizeadmiral)
Major General (Generalmajor) Major General (Generalmajor) Counter Admiral (Konteradmiral)
Officers
(Offiziere)
No equivalent No equivalent Commodore (Kommodore)
Colonel (Oberst) Colonel (Oberst) Captain of the Sea (Kapitän zur See)
Lieutenant Colonel (Oberstleutnant) Lieutenant Colonel (Oberstleutnant) Frigate Captain (Fregattenkapitän)
Major (Major) Major (Major) Corvette Captain (Korvettenkapitän)
Captain (Hauptmann) Captain (Hauptmann) Lieutenant Captain (Kapitänleutnant)
Senior Lieutenant (Oberleutnant) Senior Lieutenant (Oberleutnant) Senior Lieutenant of the Sea (Oberleutnant zur See)
Lieutenant (Leutnant) Lieutenant (Leutnant) Lieutenant of the Sea (Leutnant zur See)
Officer candidates
(Fähnriche)
Senior Ensign (Oberfähnrich)
Serving as an acting lieutenant prior to commissioning.
Senior Ensign (Oberfähnrich) Senior Midshipman (Oberfähnrich zur See)
Field Guide (Officer Candidate) (Feldwebel (Offizier-Anwärter)) Field Guide (Officer Candidate) (Feldwebel (Offizier-Anwärter)) Midshipman (Fähnrich zur See)
Subordinate Officer (Officer Candidate) (Unteroffizier (Offizier-Anwärter)) Subordinate Officer (Officer Candidate) (Unteroffizier (Offizier-Anwärter)) No equivalent
Gefreiter (Officer Applicant) (Gefreiter (Offizier-Bewerber)) Gefreiter (Officer Applicant) (Gefreiter (Offizier-Bewerber)) No equivalent
Rifleman (Officer Applicant) (Schütze (Offizier-Bewerber)) Rifleman (Officer Applicant) (Schütze (Offizier-Bewerber)) Midshipman (Seekadett)
Senior NCOs
Unteroffiziere mit Portepee
(Unteroffiziere)
No equivalent No equivalent Chief Petty Officer (13 years of service) (Stabsoberbootsmann)
Staff Field Guide (Stabsfeldwebel) Staff Field Guide (Stabsfeldwebel) Chief Petty Officer (Oberbootsmann)
Senior Field Guide (Oberfeldwebel) Senior Field Guide (Oberfeldwebel) Petty Officer, 1st Class (12 years of service) (Stabsbootsmann)
Field Guide (Feldwebel) Field Guide (Feldwebel) Petty Officer, 1st Class (Bootsmann)
Junior NCOs
Unteroffiziere ohne Portepee
(Unteroffiziere)
Junior Field Guide (Unterfeldwebel) Junior Field Guide (Unterfeldwebel) Petty Officer, 2nd Class (Oberbootsmannsmaat)
Subordinate officer (Unteroffizier) Subordinate officer (Unteroffizier) Petty Officer, 3rd Class (Bootsmannsmaat)
Enlisted
(Mannschaften)
Staff Exempted (Stabsgefreiter) Staff Exempted (Stabsgefreiter) Seaman 1st class (with 8 years time-in-service) (Matrosenoberstabsgefreiter)
Senior Exempted (Obergefreiter) Senior Exempted (Obergefreiter) Seaman 1st class (with 6 years time-in-service) (Matrosenstabsgefreiter)
Exempted (Gefreiter) Exempted (Gefreiter) Seaman 1st class (with 4 ½ years time-in-service) (Matrosenhauptgefreiter)
Senior Soldier (Obersoldat) Senior Flyer (Oberflieger) Seaman 1st class (Matrosenobergefreiter)
Soldier (Soldat) Flyer (Flieger) Seaman 2nd class (Matrosengefreiter)

Dorvish General-officer branchesEdit

Dorvish officers who rise to the rank of General are "General of the branch" which means that they have a specific branch of their respective branch of the service that they became a General in, this only applies to General's of the Landwehr and the Fliegertruppe. Only in the Dorvish Air Force does their exist a "General der Fliegertruppe" which is a General in general service to the air force. The Dorvish Navy does not make usage of this.

Dorvish Landwehr

  • General der Grenadier
  • General der Panzergrenadier
  • General der Panzertruppe
  • General der Nachrichtentruppe
  • General der Pioniere
  • General der Aufklärung or General der Panzeraufklärungs
  • General der Artillerie
  • General der Jäger
  • General der Feldjäger

Dorvish Fliegertruppe

  • General der Fliegertruppe (Traditionally an administrative rank granted to those who do not fit into a specific category)
  • General der Flieger (Aviators)
  • General der Fallschirmtruppe (Airborne troops)
  • General der Flakartillerie (Anti-air and air defense forces)

Military medical servicesEdit

Human medicine Dentistry Pharmacy Veterinary Standard equivalent
Generaloberstabsarzt (Army/Air Force)
Admiraloberstabsarzt (Navy)
NA NA NA Generalleutnant (Army/Air Force)
Vizeadmiral (Navy)
Generalstabsarzt (Army/Air Force)
Admiralstabsarzt (Navy)
NA NA NA Generalmajor (Army/Air Force)
Konteradmiral (Navy)
Generalarzt (Army/Air Force)
Admiralstabsarzt (Navy)
Generalarzt (Army/Air Force)
Admiralarzt (Navy)
Generalapotheker (Army/Air Force)
Admiralapotheker (Navy)
NA Generalmajor (Army/Air Force)
Kommodore (Navy)
Oberstarzt (Army/Air Force)
Flottenarzt (Navy)
Oberstarzt (Army/Air Force)
Flottenarzt (Navy)
Oberstapotheker (Army/Air Force)
Flottenapotheker (Navy)
Oberstveterinär (Army/Air Force) Oberst (Army/Air Force)
Kapitän zur See (Navy)
Oberfeldarzt (Army/Air Force)
Flottillenarzt (Navy)
Oberfeldarzt (Army/Air Force)
Flottillenarzt (Navy)
Oberfeldapotheker (Army/Air Force)
Flottillenapotheker (Navy)
Oberfeldveterinär (Army/Air Force) Oberstleutnant (Army/Air Force)
Fregattenkapitän (Navy)
Oberstabsarzt (Army/Air Force)
Oberstabsarzt (Navy)
Oberstabsarzt (Army/Air Force)
Oberstabsarzt (Navy)
Oberstabsapotheker (Army/Air Force)
Oberstabsapotheker (Navy)
Oberstabsveterinär (Army/Air Force) Major (Army/Air Force)
Korvettenkapitän (Navy)
Stabsarzt (Army/Air Force)
Stabsarzt (Navy)
Stabsarzt (Army/Air Force)
Stabsarzt (Navy)
Stabsapotheker (Army/Air Force)
Stabsapotheker (Navy)
Stabsveterinär (Army/Air Force) Hauptmann (Army/Air Force)
Kapitänleutnant (Navy)

Other ranked services of the Dorvish stateEdit

The State Security Service and the State Criminal Police temporarily forwent their rank strucure; however they were returned by Chief of the State Security Main Office Oberstgruppenführer Nikolaus Huppetz.

Dorvish Police
Dorvische Polizei
State Criminal Police
Kriminalpolizei
State Customs Administration
Staatliche Zollverwaltung
State Security Service
Staatssicherheitsdienst
Colonel-General of Police (Generaloberst der Polizei) State Criminal Director (Staatskriminaldirektor) Chief Inspector (Chefinspekteur) State Security Director (Staatssicherheitsdirektor)
General of Police (General der Polizei) Senior Criminal Director (Oberstkriminaldirektor) Head Inspector (Hauptinspekteur) Senior State Security Director (Oberststaatssicherheitsdirektor)
Lieutenant General of Police (Generalleutnant der Polizei) Head Criminal Councilor (Oberkriminalrat) Inspector (Inspekteur) Head State Security Councilor (Oberstaatssicherheitsrat)
Major General of Police (Generalmajor der Polizei) Criminal Councilor (Kriminalrat) Senior Councilor (Oberrat) Security Councilor (Sicherheitsrat)
Colonel of Police (Oberst der Polizei) Criminal Director (Kriminaldirektor) Councilor (Rat) Head Security Leader (Hauptsicherheitsführer)
Lieutenant Colonel of Police (Oberstleutnant der Polizei) Senior Criminal Councilor (Hauptkriminalrat) Head Commissar (Hauptkommissar) Senior Security Leader (Obersicherheitsführer)
Major of Police (Major der Polizei) Criminal Councilor (Kriminalrat) Senior Commissar (Oberkommissar) Security Leader (Sicherheitsführer)
Captain of Police (Hauptmann der Polizei) Senior Criminal Commissar (Hauptkriminalkommissar) Commissar (Kommissar) Junior Security Leader (Untersicherheitsführer)
Senior Lieutenant of Police(Oberleutnant der Polizei) Criminal Commissar (Kriminalkommissar) Under Commissar (Unterkommissar) Senior Security Commissar (Obersicherheitskommissar)
Lieutenant of Police(Leutnant der Polizei) No equivalent Head Secretary (Hauptsekretär) Security Commissar (Sicherheitskommissar)
Master(Meister) Criminal Inspector (Kriminalinspektor) Senior Secretary (Obersekretär) Head Security Secretary (Obersicherheitssekretär)
Chief watch master (Hauptwachtmeister) Head Criminal Secretary (Kriminalobersekretär) Secretary(Sekretär) Security Secretary (Sicherheitssekretär)
Senior watch master (Oberwachtmeister) Criminal Secretary (Kriminalsekretär) Under Secretary (Untersekretär) Senior Security Man (Oberstsicherheitsmann)
Watch master (Wachtmeister) Head Criminal Assistant (Kriminaloberassistent) Senior Assistant (Oberassisent) Head Security Man (Hauptsicherheitsmann)
Team master (Rottmeister) Criminal Assistant (Kriminalassistent) Assistant (Assistent) Senior Security Man (Obersicherheitsmann)
Junior watch master (Unterwachtmeister) No equivalent Under Assistant (Unterassistent) Security Man (Sicherheitsmann)
Candidate (Anwärter) No equivalent No equivalent No equivalent

State Security Main OfficeEdit

State Security Main Office
(Staatssicherheit Hauptamt)
Comparative military ranks State Security Service
Staatssicherheitsdienst
State Criminal Police Security Police
Oberstgruppenführer
Supreme group leader
General Field Marshal
Generalfeldmarschall
No equivalent No equivalent No equivalent
Obergruppenführer
Senior group leader
Colonel-General
Generaloberst
State Security Director
Staatssicherheitsdirektor
State Criminal Director
Staatskriminaldirektor
Colonel-General of the Security Police
Generaloberst der Sicherheitspolizei
Gruppenführer
Group leader
General
General
Senior State Security Director
Oberststaatssicherheitsdirektor
Head Criminal Director
Oberstkriminaldirektor
General of the Security Police
General der Sicherheitspolizei
Brigadeführer
Brigade leader
Generalleutnant
Lieutenant General
Head State Security Councilor
Oberstaatssicherheitsrat
Senior Criminal Director
Hauptkriminaldirektor
Lieutenant General of the Security Police
Generalleutnant der Sicherheitspolizei
Oberführer
Senior leader
Generalmajor
Major General
Security Councilor
Sicherheitsrat
Criminal Director
Kriminaldirektor
Major General of the Security Police
Generalmajor der Sicherheitspolizei
Standartenführer
Regiment leader
Oberst
Colonel
Head Security Leader
Hauptsicherheitsführer
Head Criminal Councilor
Oberkriminalrat
Colonel of the Security Police
Oberst der Sicherheitspolizei
Obersturmbannführer
Senior assault unit leader
Oberstleutnant
Lieutenant Colonel
Senior Security Leader
Obersicherheitsführer
Senior Criminal Councilor
Hauptkriminalrat
Lieutenant Colonel of the Security Police
Oberstleutnant der Sicherheitspolizei
Sturmbannführer
Assault unit leader
Major
Major
Security Leader
Sicherheitsführer
Criminal Councilor
Kriminalrat
Major of the Security Police
Major der Sicherheitspolizei
Hauptsturmführer
Chief assault leader
Hauptmann
Captain
Junior Security Leader
Untersicherheitsführer
Senior Criminal Commissar
Hauptkriminalkommissar
Captain of the Security Police
Hauptmann der Sicherheitspolizei
Obersturmführer
Senior assault leader
Oberleutnant
Senior Lieutenant
Senior Security Commissar
Obersicherheitskommissar
Criminal Commissar
Kriminalkommissar
Senior Lieutenant of the Security Police
Oberleutnant der Sicherheitspolizei
Untersturmführer
Junior assault leader
Leutnant
Lieutenant
Security Commissar
Sicherheitskommissar
Criminal Inspector
Kriminalinspektor
Lieutenant of the Security Police
Leutnant der Sicherheitspolizei
Sturmscharführer
Assault squad leader
Stabsfeldwebel
Staff Field Guide
Head Security Secretary
Obersicherheitssekretär
No equivalent Security Police Master
Sicherheitspolizei Meister
Hauptscharführer
Chief squad leader
Oberfeldwebel
Senior Field Guide
No equivalent No equivalent No equivalent
Oberscharführer
Senior squad leader
Feldwebel
Field Guide
No equivalent No equivalent No equivalent
Scharführer
Squad leader
Unterfeldwebel
Junior Field Guide
Security Secretary
Sicherheitssekretär
Head Criminal Secretary
Kriminalobersekretär
Security Police Chief watch master
Sicherheitspolizei Hauptwachtmeister
Unterscharführer
Junior squad leader
Unteroffizier
Subordinate officer
Senior Security Man
Oberstsicherheitsmann
Criminal Secretary
Kriminalsekretär
Security Police Senior watch master
Sicherheitspolizei Oberwachtmeister
No equivalent Stabsgefreiter
Staff Gefreiter
Head Security Man
Hauptsicherheitsmann
Head Criminal Assistant
Kriminaloberassistent
Security Police Watch master
Sicherheitspolizei Wachtmeister
Rottenführer
Section leader
Obergefreiter
Senior Exempted
Senior Security Man
Obersicherheitsmann
Criminal Assistant
Kriminalassistent
Security Police Team master
Sicherheitspolizei Rottmeister
No equivalent Gefreiter
Exempted
No equivalent No equivalent No equivalent
Oberschutzman
Senior protection man
Obersoldat
Senior Soldier
Security Man
Sicherheitsmann
No equivalent Security Police Junior watch master
Sicherheitspolizei Unterwachtmeister
Schutzman
Protection man
Soldat
Soldier
No equivalent No equivalent Security Police Officer
Sicherheitspolizist
Anwärter
Candidate
No equivalent No equivalent No equivalent No equivalent
Bewerber
Applicant
No equivalent No equivalent No equivalent No equivalent

WaffenfarbeEdit

In the Dundorfian, later Dorvish military Waffenfarbe (Dundorfian: "corps colour") is a means the armed forces use to distinguish between different corps or troop functions in its armed services. The Waffenfarbe might be the colour of the collar patch, of the piping (coloured edging) around the shoulder boards or shoulder marks and — for enlisted ranks — of the piping around the collar and the garrison cap (Schiffchen). (In the latter places, NCO's wear cords of dark gold, officers silver, and generals gold.) Currently, only the Dorvish Army and the Dorvish Police make extensive use of the Waffenfarbe, the Dorvish Air Force make limited use while the Dorvish Navy do not distinguish with Waffenfarbe.

Dorvish Army Information Colour
General Officers Scarlet
(Hochrot)
Supreme General Staff Carmine
(Karmesin)
Infantry (Grenadier)

Mechanized Infantry (Panzergrenadier)

White
Armored troops Rose-pink
(Rosa)
Reconnaissance
Armored reconnaissance
Golden-yellow
Military communications and military intelligence Light brown
War Correspondents
Public Affairs officers
Golden yellow
Feldjager (Military police) Dark green
Medical services Light blue
Jager (special forces) Dark blue
Pioniere (Engineers of all kinds)
Supply troops
Black
Artillery
Ordnance
Panzerjager (anti-tank)
Purple

Uniforms and uniform patternsEdit

Flecktarn
Forest Pattern
Dorvish Digital Camoflage - Forest
Tropentarn
Desert/Tropical Pattern
Dorvish Digital Camoflage - Desert
Armed Forces of Dorvik topics
Leadership President of the Dorvish Republic - Supreme General Staff - Ministry of War - State Security and Defense Council - Dorvish General Staff building
Branches Dorvish Landwehr (Army) - Dorvish Marine (Navy) - Dorvish Fliegertruppe (Air force) - Dorvish Jäger (Special forces) - Dorvish Feldjäger (Military police) - Military Security Service (Military intelligence)
General Order of battle of the Armed Forces of Dorvik - Military equipment of the Dorvish Armed Forces - Dorvish defense industry (Artanian Defense Group, Ebner AG) - Dorvish Defense Export - Rank, insignia and uniforms of Dorvik
History Reichsheer - Collapse of the Dundorfian Reich - Dorvish-Vanuku Arms Deal
Awards and decorations Counter-Insurgency Badge - Iron Cross - Dorvish Cross