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flag rank

n
(Military) the rank of a flag officer

flag′ rank`


n.
naval rank above that of captain.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.flag rank - the rank of a flag officerflag rank - the rank of a flag officer    
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"
military rank, military rating, paygrade, rating - rank in a military organization
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Galeotti's report of his conversations with Russian flag rank officers in the January 19,2018 Guardian article "Forget Britain's Nuclear Deterrent: Here Is What Russia Is Really Afraid Of" is as important.
On elevation to Flag rank in Jan 2016, Rear Admiral Mukul Asthana assumed the duties of Director General Project Varsha at New Delhi, where he was involved with the development of future infrastructure for the Indian Navy.
In the Flag Rank, the Admiral has been the Assistant Chief of Personnel (HRD) at Naval Headquarters and the Flag Officer Sea Training prior assuming command of the Western Fleet.
And yes, he does have flag rank that invests him with authority in a culture that clearly respects rank and position.
Aeschbach's selection to flag rank is the culmination of 27 years of leadership experience at sea and ashore.
The bill also provides for a mandatory disclosure of information in the Statements of Assets and Liabilities Networth (SALN) of the following officials in their respective websites: President, Vice President, members of the Cabinet, members of Congress, Justices of Supreme Court, members of Constitutional Commissions and other constitutional offices; and officers of the armed forces with general or flag rank.
As if to underscore that point, upon our promotion to Flag rank, he presented all of us newly-minted admirals with a duffle bag full of books, and pushed us into executive-level "mini-MBA" type courses in the months that followed.
The stellar accomplishments of these officers in the Second World War reinforces Rosen's thesis about innovative military enterprises: promoting the participants to flag rank ensures the success of the system.
An Israeli Brigadier General Ycom Even virtually echoed it at the World Wide Association of Retired Flag Rank Officers (ARFRO) conference held in Colombo around 2000.
Teaching a subject or discipline to college- and graduate-level officers provides time for reflection, sharpens critical thinking and rigorous, precise writing, and reconnects officers bound for flag rank with their disciplinary or military expertise, which are both helpful for the highest staff and command responsibilities.
However, the situation is quite different for promotion to flag rank.
embassy staff in Berlin when the United States entered World War II, was interned by the Gestapo, and later rose to Flag rank.