chief of naval operations

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chief of naval operations

n. pl. chiefs of naval operations Abbr. CNO
The ranking officer of the US Navy, responsible to the secretary of the Navy and to the President.

Chief′ of Na′val Opera`tions

the highest officer in the U.S. Navy and a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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Zirkle is currently serving as director, Navy Reserve Innovation Branch, N095, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, District of Columbia.
The senior Navy or Marine Corps aviator maintains the title of Gray Eagle until the member retires and a new recipient is named from the official precedence list of prospective Gray Eagles, maintained by the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations.
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Atlantic Fleet (1950-51); Chief of Naval Operations (1951-53); Commander in Chief, Allied Forces, Southern Europe (1953-56); died in Bethesda, Maryland.
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