The Army Sergeant insignia is composed of three gold chevrons pointing upwards. This 24K gold plated collar rank is regulation size and hallmarked by the US Institute of Heraldry. This item measures 7/8 inches, comes with a double pin clutch backing, and is 100% USA Made! This rank is awarded to Army personnel who have demonstrated exemplary leadership skills, and are therefore qualified to lead a squad in combat and everyday life. Army Sergeant is one rank above Corporal and a rank below Staff Sergeant. Some Army Sergeants may be promoted to Drill Sergeant, which is a role that requires extensive experience and training.