What does vice admiral mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vice admiral(noun)

    an admiral ranking below a full admiral and above a rear admiral


  1. vice admiral(Noun)

    A naval rank between rear admiral and admiral

  2. vice admiral(Noun)

    A flag officer in the United States Navy, Coast Guard, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Corps, or Public Health Service Commissioned Corps having a grade superior to rear admiral (upper half) and junior to admiral. A vice admiral is equal in grade or rank to a lieutenant general, which is indicated by a 3-star insignia.


  1. Vice admiral

    Vice admiral is a senior naval flag officer rank, which is equivalent to lieutenant general and air marshal. A vice admiral is typically senior to a rear admiral and junior to an admiral. In many navies, vice admiral is a three-star rank with a NATO Code of OF-8, although in some navies like the French Navy it is an OF-7 rank, the OF-8 code corresponding to the four-star rank of squadron vice-admiral.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vice admiral in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vice admiral in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  1. President Obama:

    The talent and expertise Vice Admiral Neffenger brings to his new role after more than three decades at the U.S. Coast Guard will be valuable to this Administration's efforts to strengthen transportation security, he has been a recognized leader in the face of our nation's important challenges, and I am grateful for his service. I look forward to working with him in the months ahead.

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