commissioned naval officer


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Noun1.commissioned naval officer - a commissioned officer in the navy
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
ensign - a person who holds a commissioned rank in the United States Navy or the United States Coast Guard; below lieutenant junior grade
captain, skipper - the naval officer in command of a military ship
commander - a commissioned naval officer who ranks above a lieutenant commander and below a captain
commissioned officer - a military officer holding a commission
commodore - a commissioned naval officer who ranks above a captain and below a rear admiral; the lowest grade of admiral
flag officer - a senior naval officer above the rank of captain
lieutenant - an officer holding a commissioned rank in the United States Navy or the United States Coast Guard; below lieutenant commander and above lieutenant junior grade
lieutenant commander - a commissioned officer in the Navy ranking above a lieutenant and below a commander
lieutenant JG, lieutenant junior grade - an officer holding a commissioned rank in the United States Navy or United States Coast Guard; below lieutenant and above ensign
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Born of humble Yorkshire stock, and thus not a `gentleman', Cook was not a commissioned naval officer by the time the expedition to `discover' the great southern continent was planned.
Sweden, June 13 -- At an impressive Passing Out Parade (POP) held at the main parade ground of the Naval and Maritime Academy in Trincomalee today (11th June), Midshipman belonging to the 30th (Technical and IT) and 31st intakes of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU), 55th Cadet Entry and candidates of the 01/2016 Service Entry, passed out as Commissioned Naval Officers of the Sri Lanka Navy.

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