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Chief petty officer, 1st class (His Majesty's Navy)

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A Chief petty officer, 1st class is the most senior non-commissioned officer of the Armed Forces of Ikonia, more specifically, His Majesty's Army. It outranks a Chief petty officer, 2nd class of the navy, a master warrant officer of the army, and a warrant officer, 2nd class of the air force. Its equivalent is a chief warrant officer of the army, and a warrant officer, 1st class of the air force. It is outranked by a Cadet of all three services.

Chief petty officer, 1st class
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Chief petty officer, 1st class sleeve insignia.
Country Ikonia
Service branch His Majesty's Navy
AbbreviationCPO1
NATO rankOR 9
Next higher rankCadet
Next lower rankChief petty officer, 2nd class
Equivalent ranks Chief warrant officer
Warrant officer, 1st class

The duties of a CPO1 in the navy is to provide discipline and parentship to their subordinates, and usually coxswains a ship. A marine CPO1 provides discipline and parentship to their subordinates, and usually acts as a regimental sergeant major.

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Insignia

The rank insignia of a CPO1 is the coat of arms of Ikonia. The cap badge of a CPO1 is an anchor encircled, with a break in the circle for a crown.

Appointments

Senior appointment Chief petty officer

A senior appointment CPO is a CPO1 in charge of a command, personnel branch, a fleet, or a division. They are referred as their command followed by 'chief petty officer', i.e. Fleet chief petty officer, or branch chief petty officer.

Formation chief petty officer

A formation chief petty officer is a CPO1 in charge of a command, or service. They are referred to as their command, followed by 'chief petty officer', or 'chief petty officer of' followed by their command, i.e. Special operations command chief petty officer, or chief petty officer of the navy.