The rank of Major in the Marine Corps is the 21st rank and is above Captain and below Lieutenant Colonel. A seven-pointed, gold oak leaf, raised and veined. This is a shoulder insignia that is slightly-curved, one inch inch from stem tip to center leaf tip. This Marine Corps Major Rank is the official insignia of the United States Marine Corps official uniform. Measures at 1 inch, gold finish, and made in the USA that is ready for use immediately.