SAMHS Ranks: South African Military Health Service Rankings & Insignia Structure

See the complete Ranking Structure of the South African Military Health Service (SAMHS) [] – List of SAMHS Ranks and Insignia of commissioned officers and non-commissioned officers.

It is important to have a knowledge of the South African Military Health Service (SAMHS) Ranks, just in case… Below is the list of all SA Military Health Service Ranks and Insignia in their respective order. SAMHS ranking consists or subdivided into two part, the Commissioned Officers And Non-commissioned officers.

The Commissioned Officers: are the managers, problem solvers, key influencers and planners who lead non-commissioned Officers in all situations. are responsible for leading and training Non-Commissioned Officers.

Non-Commissioned Officers: is a military officer who is given authority through a Commissioned Officer, but he or she is not technically considered to be in command.

See Also – SA Navy Ranks, SA Army Ranks AND SA Air Force Ranks


GeneralsSenior OfficersJunior OfficersWarrant OfficersNon-Commissioned OfficersChaplains
SAMHS General Ranks
SAMHS Senior Officers
SAMHS Junior Officer
SAMHS Warrant Officers
SAMHS NonCommission Officers
SAMHS Chaplains

The South African Military Health Service (SAMHS) rank structure is similar to the British Military ranks structure, they are arranged in descending order:


  1. General – ★★★★ [4 Stars]
  2. Lieutenant General – ★★★ [3 Stars]
  3. Major General – ★★ [2 Stars]
  4. Brigadier General – ★ [1 Stars]

South African Military Health Service SENIOR OFFICERS RANKS:

  1. Colonel – ★★ [2 Stars]
  2. Lieutenant Colonel – ★ [1 Star]
  3. Major


  1. Captain
  2. Lieutenant
  3. Second Lieutenant
  4. Captain Officer (CO)


  1. Master Chief Warrant Officer (MCWO)
  2. Senior Chief Warrant Officer Class (SCWO)
  3. Chief Warrant Officer (CWO)
  4. Master Warrant Officer (MWO)
  5. Senior Warrant Officer (SWO)
  6. Warrant Officer Class I (WO1)
  7. Warrant Officer Class II (WO2)

South African Military Health Service WARRANT OFFICERS RANKS:

  1. Staff Sergeant.
  2. Sergeant.
  3. Corporal.
  4. Lance Corporal.

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