Military Structure

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Military Rank and Structure
Title Role / Description Prerequisites
Nada’Athi Empire – Army
Conscript Front-Line Shock Trooper
Minimal Armor and Weapons
None
Mercenary Special Assignments, Front Line Support Weapon Proficiency
Soldier Common Ground Troop
Melee or Ranged Equipment
Proficiency, Enlisted
Special Soldier Special Assignments, Key Support Roles Special Skills (i.e. Magic, Siege Proficiency, etc.)
Commander Direct 20 – 50 Soldiers, Mercenaries, or Conscripts 3 Years Experienced Soldier
OR Battle Promotion
High Commander Coordinate actions of 2 – 7 Commanders
Direct 20 – 50 soldiers directly
3 Years Experienced Commander
OR Battle Promotion
Captain Lead army of 300 – 1000 soldiers
Disseminate Orders to High Commanders
Make Special Assignments as Necessary
5 Years Experienced High Commander
OR Appointed by General
General Direct movements of up to 10 Captain-Lead armies
Liase with civilian branches of Imperial Command
Appointed by Empress / Emperor
Nada’Athi Empire – Navy
Seaman Conscripted Crew Member Experience Sailing
Ensign Enlisted Crew Member, Trained in simple weapons Experience Sailing, Enlisted
Cannoneer Operate Ship’s Cannon as Directed, Assisst with Crew Tasks Sailing Experience, Cannon proficiency
Cannon Mate Direct Cannoneers, Coordinate and Maintain Ship’s Cannon Two Years Experience as Cannoneer
Mate Help Direct Crew, Usually Only Used on Large Vessels Two Years Experience as Ensign, Recommendation
Ship’s Mage Advise Ship’s Captain regarding Magic, Assist in Combat Enlisted, Magic Ability, Recommendation / Appointment
Boatswain Chart Ship’s Navigation, Steer Vessel Esp. in Battle Enlisted, Passes Boatswain Examination
First Mate Assist Captain in Crew Management, Carry Out Captain’s Orders, Take Charge in Absence of Captain Two Years Experience as Mate (Usually), Appointed by Captain
Captain Carry out Mission Details, Responsible for Ship and Crew, Responsible for Mission Successes and Failures Five Years Experience as Mate, or Two as First Mate, Recommendations
Rear Admiral Direct Operations of Small Fleet (15 to 30 ships), Manage Officer-level Personnel, Manage local admiralty office Service as Captain of One to Two Years, Several Recommendations
Mid Admiral Direct Coordinated Strike Fleets (about 20 Warships) in battle, Temporary appointment to enhance fleet coordination during large engagements Rear Admiral Rank, Appointed by High Admiral
High Admiral Command between 10 and 20 Rear Admirals, oversee fleet operations, oversee financing and new ship construction efforts, liaise with local rulers, advise Imperial Admiral of naval concerns Rear Admiral Rank, Ten Years Total Service, Appointed by Imperial Admiral
Imperial Admiral Advise empress/emperor on naval matters, review disputes between Admiralty, appoint tribunals for mutiny trials Admiral Rank (Any), Appointed by Emperor/Empress
Kefran
Foot Soldier Unmounted Melee Combatant Enlisted
Archer Unmounted Ranged Combatant Enlisted, Longbow Proficiency
Mage Support Foot Soldiers or other Units Enlisted, Can Use Magic
Corporal Command groups of 15 to 20 Foot Soldiers
OR Command groups of 30 to 50 archers
Enlisted, Command Aptitude, 1 Year Experience
Outrider Mounted Melee Combatant
Work in 15 Outrider Cooperative Groups
Execute Directions of Captains
Enforce Military Protocol
Excellent Riding Skills
Excellent Combat Skills (Mounted & Dismounted)
Thorough Knowledge of Military Regulations and Protocol
Captain Oversee troop deployment for assigned groups (between 400 and 500 usually)
Relay orders from High Commanders
10 Years Experience as Corporal
OR 5 Years Experience as Outrider with Recommendations
High Commanders Advise King and Parliament on Tactics, Military Capabilities
Direct orders to Captain groups (usually 5 to 7)
Golir and Keland – Armies
Second Soldier Common Ground Troops
Assigned Melee or Ranged based on Aptitutde
Enlisted, Weapon Proficiency
First Soldier Fill special roles in ground troop deployment
(i.e. Shieldbearer, Paladin, Support Mage, Sniper)
Enlisted, Special Skills / Aptitude
Second Sergeant Command Groups of 10 – 20 Second Soldiers Enlisted, Command Aptitude, Recommended
First Sergeant Command Groups of 10 – 20 First Soldiers Enlisted, Command Aptitude, Recommended, Special Skills / Aptitude
Second Lieutenant Direct orders to 15 or more Second Sergeants 4 Years Experience as Second Sergeant, Recommendations
First Lieutenant Direct all First Sergeants in local command / under supervising Captain 4 Years Experience as First Sergeant, Recommendations
Knight Liaise between nobility and supervising Captain
Freedom to take intiative
Often command 5 – 10 First or Second Soldiers
Sworn Knight of Golir or Keland – as Confirmed by Monarch or Steward thereof
Captain Report directly to General or Commander for orders, disseminate to Lieutenants, Knights, and others under command
Meet with General or Commander to discuss strategy, deployment, tactics.
Distinguished Service as First or Second Lieutenant, Recommendations, 30 Years of Age or more
Commander Execute direct commands from General, assist General in command of troops, advise general on expertise Distinguished Service as First Lieutenant, Recommendations, 30 Years of Age or more, Appointed by General
General Advise High King of Military Action, Capabilities
Liaise with special advisors regarding military action
Liaise with Provincial Rulers and Dukes regarding recruitment, coordination, etc.
Dissemniate commands to Commander, Captains, and oversee promotions
Coordinate Military Action with other Generals
Distinguised Service as Captain, Knight, or Commander, Recommendations, Appointment by High King

Military Structure

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