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Flag Officer

 

(1) The commander of a fleet or large naval unit, entitled to display an ensign indicating his command rank. In joint naval operations there may be senior flag officers—commanders of larger units—and junior flag officers—commanders of subordinate units.

(2) Any one of four military ranks held by members of the higher command staff of the Soviet Navy between 1935 and 1940; the ranks included flag officer of the fleet first and second class and flag officer first and second class. In 1940 the title was abolished, and the admiral ranks were introduced.

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Yet, not a single one of these graduates cum faculty, with more than 30 eligible, has ever been selected for flag rank.
Finally, loosen the rigidity of required assignments for promotion to the various flag ranks.
As a long-serving officer in the Royal Navy, I can assure Mr Barry that Prince Phillip, as he then was, would have most likely made Flag rank.
The squadron's CO provides the primary dramatic tension--a seasoned pilot (Top Gun graduate and former Blue Angel) with character flaws magnified by his quest for a combat "kill," a captain's four stripes, and higher flag rank.
But Jones was denied flag rank, due mainly to the jealous complaints of more senior captains.
Before being promoted to flag rank in 1998, Rear Admiral Carmichael served as chief of staff for both Atlantic Area and the Fifth Coast Guard District.
He thus became one of the first officers to establish a noncombat track toward flag rank that would be more well-accepted in the modern navy of the twentieth century.
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Nevertheless, readers should not assume that they possess a comprehensive guide to Japanese officers of flag rank for these years.
She is the first and only woman to ever receive this flag rank in the United States Army.
Promoted to Flag Rank in 2012, he has since tenanted the appointments of Flag Officer AOB Project, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Policy and Plans) at Naval Headquarters and Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet.
Promoted to Flag Rank in 2012, he has since tenanted the appointments of Flag Officer Area Orientation Briefing (AOB) Project, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Policy and Plans) at Naval Headquarters and Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet.