WASHINGTON, D.C. - The newest branch of the U.S. military has released service-specific rank names.
The rank names for the Space Force took effect February 1.
Members will continue to wear Air Force rank insignia until the Space Force finalizes its own designs, which is expected to happen later this year.
The Space Force says they took "crowdsourced feedback" into consideration when determining the rank names.
Here are the ranks as released by the Space Force:
|Grade||Rank||Abbreviation||Terms of Address|
|E1||Specialist 1||Spc1||Preferred term is Specialist but Spec1 or Specialist 1 are both acceptable|
|E2||Specialist 2||Spc2||Preferred term is Specialist but Spec2 or Specialist 2 are both acceptable|
|E3||Specialist 3||Spc3||Preferred term is Specialist but Spec3 or Specialist 3 are both acceptable|
|E4||Specialist 4||Spc4||Preferred term is Specialist but Spec4 or Specialist 4 are both acceptable|
|E6||Technical Sergeant||TSgt||Sergeant or Technical Sergeant or Tech Sergeant|
|E7||Master Sergeant||MSgt||Sergeant or Master Sergeant|
|E8||Senior Master Sergeant||SMSgt||Senior or Senior Master Sergeant|
|E9||Chief Master Sergeant||CMSgt||Chief or Chief Master Sergeant|
|E9||Chief Master Sergeant of the Space Force||CMSSF||Chief or Chief Master Sergeant of the Space Force|
|O1||Second Lieutenant||2d Lt||Second Lieutenant or Lieutenant|
|O2||First Lieutenant||1st Lt||First Lieutenant or Lieutenant|
|O5||Lieutenant Colonel||Lt Col||Lieutenant Colonel or Colonel|
|O7||Brigadier General||Brig Gen||Brigadier General or General|
|O8||Major General||Maj Gen||Major General or General|
|O9||Lieutenant General||Lt Gen||Lieutenant General or General|