Rebels! The game team has turned on the ability to display your personal VIP Rank to other users.
You can find this option in your in-game Settings. When you enable it, your personal VIP Rank will display to all who care to look at it. This is entirely optional, but can be a helpful way to identify users you wish to engage with (or not engage with, your call), or it can serve as a badge of honor for those who have helped support VC throughout the years.
WC:RA/VC Community Manager