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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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On promotion to the Flag Rank in Oct 2011, he was appointed as the first Flag Officer Commanding Karnataka Naval Area.
White, along with two other flag officers, visited the Center for Information Warfare Training and IWTC Corry Stations to discuss and observe various information warfare training courses.
Mumbai: Vice-Admiral Girish Luthra on Monday assumed charge as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command (WNC) from Vice-Admiral Sunil Lanba at a ceremonial parade held at the Indian Navy's helicopter base INS Shikra.
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The more exciting duties include planning official functions for the flag officer. The EA will use advanced culinary techniques and etiquette training to create the perfect setting for visits from local VIPs, foreign officers and other dignitaries.
He will assume charge as Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) ENC from Vice Admiral Karambir Singh who will be proceeding to New Delhi to assume charge as the Navy Chief on promotion to the rank of Admiral on May 31.
On Tuesday 10 May, over 65 new members together with their proposers were welcomed to the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia by Commodore Garry Linacre, other flag officers of the club and management.This evening is a bi-annual event which showcases the club's facilities to new members and provides an opportunity for new members to interact with the Commodore and flag officers, be introduced to CYCA management and enjoy some networking over a drink.
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This approval was given on the recommendation of the Flag Officers Promotion Board presided over by the Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Noman Bashir.
Membership today totals 42 individuals from industry and academia plus former DoD officials and retired flag officers. The current chairman is William Schneider Jr.; the vice chairman is Vincent Vitto.
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