A naval officer of very high rank, in particular an officer in the US Navy or Coast Guard ranking above rear admiral and below admiral.
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- Congress named him the first U.S. Navy rear admiral, vice admiral, and admiral.
- 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 has commanded in every rank from lieutenant to vice admiral, and has flown his flag in all three of the Navy's aircraft carriers.
Definition of vice admiral in:
- The British & World English dictionary