Troop Command Ranks Explained - United Task Force (UNITAF) - Arma 3



Troop Command Ranks

Platoons are units containing 2-3 sections or squads, operationally containing 30-45 men and anywhere up to 54 men administratively. Platoons are headed by a 2-person team comprised of a Lieutenant and a Sergeant First Class who support the Section Commanders and NCOs under them.




SFC
Sergeant First Class (SFC)

The SFCs primary role is as the Platoon Sergeant, paired off with a Lieutenant in order to support them in the administration of the persons under their units command. As second in command the platoon sergeant is the primary assistant and advisor to the platoon commander. Their primary responsibility is the training and administration of the personnel under the units command. The platoon sergeant takes charge of the platoon in the absence of the platoon leader.

SNCOs support the officers of UNITAF in the undertaking of the duties of their command. Long serving members who continually demonstrate a positive attitude, maturity and a willingness to not only volunteer their leadership both in and out of game, but to provide their valued feedback and input.

Coupled with the aforementioned, these members consistently show a willingness to volunteer their time and efforts in leading the various administrative duties of UNITAF.






Grade: E-7
Level: Troop Command
Type: SNCO
Min Subs: 37
Max Subs: 54

2Lt
Second Lieutenant (2Lt)

As the entry-level rank for most Officers the Lieutenant leads platoon-size elements as the Platoon Commander consisting of the Platoon Sergeant and the squads or sections under their command. Along with their Platoon Sergeant, the Lieutenants role is to support the Section Commanders of the unit in their support of the platoons men.

As the Platoon Commander, the Lt is ultimately responsible for all persons in the platoon, and has the final say in personnel matters.

Officers are responsible for ensuring that UNITAF continues to be a healthy engaging and exciting. They have full responsibility for the leadership and smooth running of their units and are responsible for a large number of personnel.

Current Statistics
Average Combat Deployments: 118
Average Combat Hours: 309.30
Average Practice Hours: 40.26


Current Second Lieutenants



Grade: O-1
Level: Troop Command
Type: Junior Officer
Min Subs: 20
Max Subs: 37

1Lt
First Lieutenant (1Lt)

2nd Lieutenants are typically promoted to 1st Lieutenants when their unit size exceeds the maximum permitted at 2Lt, generally the rank is reserved for a more seasoned or experienced Lt. Otherwise the role and responsibilities remain the same as that of all Lt's, as outlined for the 2Lt above.

Officers are responsible for ensuring that UNITAF continues to be a healthy engaging and exciting. They have full responsibility for the leadership and smooth running of their units and are responsible for a large number of personnel.

Current Statistics
Average Combat Deployments: 145
Average Combat Hours: 285.20
Average Practice Hours: 138.33


Current First Lieutenants



Grade: O-2
Level: Troop Command
Type: Junior Officer
Min Subs: 37
Max Subs: 54


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