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Badge of the Baustralian Army
|Founded||2 July 2017|
|Commander-in-Chief||Field Marshal John I|
|Chief of the General Staff||General Geoff Audas MBE KSM|
|Army sergeant major||Warrant officer Abby Rashotte|
The Baustralian Army, formerly His Royal Army, is Baustralia's land warfare force, responsible for the protection of the Crown, territorial borders, and Baustralian land itself. The Baustralian Army has always been the second-strongest force, and is junior to His Royal Navy.
Originally called His Royal Army, it was renamed upon the amalgamation of His Royal Air Force, becoming the Air Command, to better match the armies of Canada and the United Kingdom. The Air Command has since separated into HRAF again.
It was formed on 2 July 2017 by John I with Emily Day named the Chief of the General Staff. The only active units are the 1st Regiment "King's Grenadiers", 2nd Regiment "Royal Rifles", and the 1st Field Ambulance.
Prior to Lieutenant general Watts appointment as Commander-in-Chief, Land Forces, the Baustralian Army was half the strength of His Royal Navy. With recruitment efforts by Watts, then the Provost Marshal (Army), the Royal Rifles was formed, and he was appointed CINCLAND.
The Baustralian Army is commanded titularly by the Commander in Chief, John I, and professionally by the Chief of the General Staff, a position held by General Geoff Audas.
|Field Marshal||King John I||Commander-in-Chief|
|General||Geoff Audas||Chief of the General Staff|
|Lieutenant general||Emily Parker||Deputy Chief of the General Staff|
|Lieutenant general||Greg Watts||Commander-in-Chief Land Forces|
|Colonel||Carson Snyder||Provost Marshal (Army)|
|Warrant officer||Abby Rashotte||Army sergeant major|
Ranks, specialisms, and insignia
Baustralian Army ranks, specialisms, and insignia form part of the uniform of the Baustralian Army. The uniforms are based on the uniforms of the British Army. Rank insignia is similar to the Canadian design, using the Baustralian crown, and placing the baton and scimitar below the pips. The pips are Order of the Gadus stars. The cadet insignia lacks the pip, similar to the British design.
|NATO equiv. code||OF-10||OF-9||OF-8||OF-7||OF-6||OF-5||OF-4||OF-3||OF-2||OF-1||OF(D)||Student officer|
|Field Marshal||General||Lieutenant General||Major General||Brigadier||Colonel||Lieutenant Colonel||Major||Captain||Lieutenant||Second Lieutenant||Cadet|
For army ranks, some ranks differ depending on the traditions of the unit, borrowed from the British Army. Infantry staff sergeants are known as Colour sergeants (CSgt), cavalry sergeants are known as Corporals of Horse (CoH), rifles sergeants are known as Serjeants (Sjt), corporals acting as sergeants are known as Lance sergeants (LSgt) or Lance corporals of horse (LCoH) in cavalry regiments.
Distinctive equivalents for private include:
For enlisted personnel:
|NATO equiv. Code||OR-9||OR-8||OR-7||OR-6||OR-5||OR-4||OR-3||OR-2||OR-1|
|Warrant officer||Staff sergeant||Sergeant||Corporal||Lance corporal||Private|