Definition of flag officer in English:

flag officer

Line breaks: flag of¦fi|cer

noun

An admiral, vice admiral, or rear admiral, or the commodore of a yacht club.
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  • One flag officer billet and Naval Surface Group 2 will be disestablished, creating personnel savings and alignment efficiencies.
  • Also prominent at the event were the flag officer for the fleet and other top-ranking officers.
  • Its battle staff, when airborne, was under the command of a flag officer - an Air Force general officer or a Navy admiral.

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