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any of various nymphalid butterflies, esp the red admiral or white admiral

Admiral

 

(from Arabic amir al bahr, “ruler on the sea”), a navy rank. It was first used in Europe in the 12th century in Venice and Genoa and later spread to the navies of other countries. In Russia admiral ranks (admiral general, admiral, vice admiral, and rear admiral) were introduced by Peter I in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. The May 7, 1940, decree of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet created the following ranks in the USSR Navy: rear admiral, vice admiral, admiral, and admiral of the fleet; and in the navy engineering corps, engineer rear admiral, engineer vice admiral, and engineer admiral. On March 3, 1955, the rank of admiral of the fleet of the Soviet Union replaced the rank of admiral of the fleet, and on April 18, 1962, the rank of admiral of the fleet was reintroduced and added to all those existing.

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Vice Admiral Awwad Eid Al Balawi acknowledged Pakistan's efforts for promoting peace and stability in the maritime domain for freedom of seas and free flow of maritime trade.
The admiral also visited command and control centre and mine warfare centre at the naval base.
Vice Admiral Awwad Eid Al Balawi acknowledged Pakistan's efforts in promoting peace and stability in the maritime domain for freedom of seas and free flow of maritime trade.
Vice Admiral RB Pandit, AVSM who took over as the Commandant of the Indian Naval Academy is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Khadakvasala, Defence Services Staff College Wellington, the College of Naval Warfare, Mumbai and the Royal College of Defence Studies, London, UK.
During the Karachi visit , Vice Admiral Al Ghofaily called on Commander Karachi Rear Admiral Ather Mukhtar, Commander Coastal Area Rear Admiral Moazzam Ilyas and Commander Pakistan Fleet Rear Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi in separate meetings.
In the second leg of the visit, Vice Admiral Fahad Bin Abdullah Al Ghofaily met with Naval Field Commands at Lahore and Karachi.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 13 ( ANI ): Rear Admiral Sandeep Naithani has taken over as the Admiral Superintendent, Naval Dockyard, Mumbai, from Rear Admiral Sanjeev Kale.
In the farewell address, the outgoing Naval Chief, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah thanked Almighty Allah to have bestowed upon him the sacred onus of commanding Pakistan Navy for the defence of motherland.
King of Malaysia Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad conferred Admiral Zakaullah with the Gallant Commander of Malaysian Armed Forces, First Degree award at a ceremony held at National Palace, Kuala Lumpur.
Ministry of Health (MOH) supports the health and wellbeing of Admiral staff by ensuring the firm has appropriate benefits in place, offering support, clear signposts, and raising awareness of various health issues; all of which is underpinned by clear targets from the HR and development teams.
27 this year Ahmed was promoted to vice admiral and appointed as the new chief of Naval Staff.
I am delighted to begin our big move to Ty Admiral.