vice admiral


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vice admiral

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n.
1. A commissioned rank in the US Navy or Coast Guard that is above rear admiral and below admiral.
2. One who holds this rank.

vice admiral

n
(Military) a commissioned officer of flag rank in certain navies, junior to an admiral and senior to a rear admiral
ˌvice-ˈadmiralty n
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Noun1.vice admiral - an admiral ranking below a full admiral and above a rear admiralvice admiral - an admiral ranking below a full admiral and above a rear admiral
flag officer - a senior naval officer above the rank of captain
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Vice Admiral Swift will leave for New Delhi tomorrow.
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In his current role as Commander, Coast Guard Atlantic Area, Vice Admiral Schultz serves as the operational commander for all Coast Guard missions from the Rocky Mountains to the Arabian Gulf, spanning across five Coast Guard Districts and 40 states.
Since his arrival, Commander Royal Saudi Naval Forces has called on Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, while in the second leg of his visit , Vice Admiral Al Ghofaily met with Naval Field Commands at Lahore and Karachi.
In the second leg of the visit, Vice Admiral Fahad Bin Abdullah Al Ghofaily met with Naval Field Commands at Lahore and Karachi.
Later, Vice Admiral Fahad Bin Abdullah Al Ghofaily called on the Chief of the Naval Staff in his office, where discussions on professional matters and bilateral naval collaboration were held.
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ISLAMABAD -- Commander Royal Saudi Naval Forces Vice Admiral Fahad Bin Abdullah Al Ghofaily Monday visited Naval Headquarters (NHQ) here and called on Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi.