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A high rank of naval officer, above rear admiral and below admiral.
- ‘Congress named him the first U.S. Navy rear admiral, vice admiral, and admiral.’
- ‘Rickover was promoted to vice admiral in 1958 and admiral in 1973.’
- ‘Hideaki Kaneda, a retired vice admiral in Japan's Self Defense Forces, is director of the Okazaki Institute.’
- ‘An officer with the three stars of a vice admiral on his shoulders walked into the operations center.’
- ‘The commander of the MIF was at every point, from 1991 to 2003, a rear admiral or vice admiral from the US Fifth Fleet.’
- ‘He joined USAA in 1997, after serving in the U.S. Coast Guard for 32 years and retiring as a vice admiral.’
- ‘He was supreme commander of Allied naval forces during the Guadalcanal campaign of 1943 and retired as a vice admiral in 1946.’
- ‘We are going to talk to a vice admiral, retired from the United States Navy.’
- ‘He has commanded in every rank from lieutenant to vice admiral, and has flown his flag in all three of the Navy's aircraft carriers.’
- ‘He did know that Sentaro Shimamoto was a vice admiral in the Japanese navy during World War II.’
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