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Figure 16. Enlisted Ranks and Insignia, 1992


Figure 17. Officer Forces Ranks and Insignia, 1992


Figure 18. Warrant Officer Ranks and Insignia, 1992

In 1992 several factors affected the supply and demand of manpower for the Polish Army. Given reduced force levels, fewer individuals were needed; however, reduced terms of active duty created faster turnover. At the same time, reliance on sophisticated electronics, especially in the air force, made recruitment, training, and retention of highly qualified individuals more important. And the availability of qualified personnel was influenced by society's general attitude toward the military and by availability of employment in the civilian economy.

Data as of October 1992