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  Admiral - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
Firmus Piett, an Admiral of the Imperial Navy.
Ackbar, an Admiral of the Rebel Alliance and the New Republic.
Thus, while it is known that an admiral was graded 'C-1' and regarded as equivalent to a general in the chain of command, it may be that this definition in fact extended to all New Republic flag officers.
starwars.wikia.com /wiki/Admiral   (1110 words)

  
 Admiral - Cheap UK Car Insurance Quotes
Admiral has been offering motor insurance quotes since 1993 and online car insurance quotes since 2000.
Admiral specialises in cheap car insurance for drivers who often have to pay higher premiums, including people who drive performance cars, city dwellers and drivers with low No Claims Bonus.
Drivers who have 2 or more cars in their household could get a discount of up to 23% on their motor car insurance.
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  Fleet Admiral Halsey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
With the rank of Admiral, and for the next 18 months he was in command of that area during the offensive operations of the U. Forces.
Admiral Halsey's flag was flying on USS Missouri on 2 September in Tokyo Bay when the formal Japanese surrender was signed onboard.
On December 11, 1945, he took the oath as Fleet Admiral becoming the fourth and last officer to hold the rank.
www.history.navy.mil /faqs/faq36-5.htm   (937 words)

  
  Admiral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Admiral is the rank, or part of the name of the ranks, of the highest naval officers.
The word Admiral has today come to be almost exclusively associated with the highest naval rank in most of the world's navies, equivalent to the Army rank of (Full) General.
Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union / Admiral of the Fleet of the Russian Federation
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Admiral   (430 words)

  
 Debating Our Destiny: Admiral James Stockdale -- September 4, 1999
ADMIRAL JAMES STOCKDALE: It was terribly frustrating because I remember I started with, "Who am I? Why am I here?" and I never got back to that because there was never an opportunity for me to explain my life to people.
ADMIRAL JAMES STOCKDALE: I had thought about it a little bit, and I thought it would come to me in a way that I could explain the idea of building a prison civilization.
ADMIRAL JAMES STOCKDALE:...If I were up there today, if I could have taken this book and read a few passages from it to the audience, they would have said oh, I get it.
www.pbs.org /newshour/debatingourdestiny/interviews/stockdale.html   (2175 words)

  
 Admiral
Anciently there were three or four admirals appointed for the English seas, all of them holding the office durante beneplacito, and each of them having particular limits under his charge and government, as admiral of the fleet of ships from the mouth of the Thames, northward, southward, or westward.
The admiral and commander-in-chief of the fleet has the rank of a field-marshal in the army; admirals with flags at the main take rank with generals of horse and foot;vice-admirals with lieutenant-generals; rear admirals with major-generals; commodores of the first and second class with broad pendants with brigadier-generals.
The German admirally was, till 1872, a branch of the war Office, though governed by a vice-admiral under a naval prince of the reigning family.
www.1902-encyclopedia.com /A/ADM/admiral.html   (2792 words)

  
 Vice Admiral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vice Admiral is a naval rank of three star level, equivalent to Lieutenant General in seniority.
A Vice Admiral is typically senior to a Rear Admiral and junior to an Admiral.
In the Royal Navy the rank of Vice Admiral should be distinguished from the office of Vice-Admiral of the United Kingdom, which is an Admiralty position usually held by a retired full Admiral.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vice_Admiral   (444 words)

  
 Admiral Ackbar - Encyclopedia Dramatica
Admiral Ackbar is a fictional character in the Star Wars movies and novels.
Admiral Ackbar is of the aquatic, alien race Mon Calamari.
He was the twin brother of Admiral Smackdown, a raving psycho berserker squid-faced warrior who would have whupped the Empire's ass in a minute.
www.encyclopediadramatica.com /index.php/It%27s_a_trap!   (443 words)

  
 Admiral Merchants Motor Freight
Admiral Merchants offers truckload and LTL service with a variety of specialized equipment available for shipper loading.
Today Admiral Merchants is pushing over ten years of strong growth and we're a player.
Admiral Merchants owner-operators take pride in their work, their equipment and themselves.
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 Jeremy Michael Boorda, Admiral, United States Navy
Admiral Boorda was survived by the former Bettie Moran, four children and 11 grandchildren; two sons and one daughter-in-law are naval officers.
Admiral Boorda, born in South Bend, Indiana, 26 November 1939, enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1956.
As CINCSOUTH, Admiral Boorda was in command of all NATO forces engaged in operations enforcing UN sanctions against the warring factions in the former Republic of Yugoslavia.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /borda.htm   (3265 words)

  
 Admiral von Scheer
Admiral Scheer entered the German navy as a cadet on 22 April 1879, and was promoted to Sea Cadet on 15 June 1880.
It was reported that the Committee deposed all the commanders and admirals of the Fleet and told them that as long as they kept to their quarters they would not come to harm, but if they moved they would be dealt with.
Admiral Scheer was able to inflict heavy losses on the Allied Powers shipping even though he had a limited number of German warships at his disposal.
www.100megsfree2.com /jjscherr/scherr/vonscheer.htm   (1992 words)

  
 No. 003-96:01/01/96:ADMIRAL ARLEIGH BURKE, USN (RET) "RELENTLESS IN COMBAT, RESOURCEFUL IN COMMAND, AND REVERED BY HIS ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Admiral Burke is also entitled to wear the Presidential Unit Citation presented to the USS BUNKER HILL, the Presidential Unit Citation presented to the USS LEXINGTON, and the Navy Unit Commendation presented to the USS ENTERPRISE.
Admiral Burke's keen discernment and decisive judgment were of inestimable value in countering enemy intransigence, misrepresentation and evasion with reasoned negotiation demonstrable truth and conciliatory measures.
Admiral Burke was presented a Gold Star in lieu of a Third Distinguished Service Medal by President John F. Kennedy at the White House on July 26, 1961.
www.defenselink.mil /releases/1996/b010196_bt003-96.html   (1981 words)

  
 Admiral InTouch
Admiral were recently awarded 1st place for UK colour copier sales at the annual Konica Minolta dealer conference held in Northampton.
Admiral Directors, Robin Jest and Neal Verman represented the company by visiting the school, which is the only one of its kind in India caring for 600 handicapped children.
Admiral is one of only four re-sellers in the entire UK to be given this highest level status.
www.imakenews.com /admiral   (376 words)

  
 ADMIRAL JOHN SMITH THACH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Admiral Thach continued his distinguished career after the war, commanding the aircraft carrier USS SICILY (CVE 118) during the Korean conflict, and later the carrier USS FRANKLIN D. He was promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral in November 1955.
Admiral Thach died on April 15, 1981 and is interned at Rosecrans National Cemetery.
Admiral Thach participated in twelve major engagements or campaigns and was awarded the following decorations: Distinguished Service Medal, Navy Cross (gold star in lieu of second award), Letter of Commendation from Fleet Admiral Nimitz, Silver Star, Legion of Merit (gold star in lieu of second award), Bronze Star, plus various campaign, unit, and service awards.
www.thach.navy.mil /Welcome_aboard/admiral_john_smith_thach.htm   (465 words)

  
 Admiral - Memory Alpha
Admiral is a military rank, the equivalent of which is used by the service organizations of many civilizations.
As a traditional grade, admiral is the most senior flag officer rank of a naval organization, senior to a captain.
Many rank systems, including that used by various incarnations of Starfleet, have been known to use several grades of the admiral rank, which include, in order from most senior: fleet admiral, admiral, vice admiral, rear admiral and rear admiral lower half (also known simply as commodore).
www.memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Admiral   (254 words)

  
 Admiral at AllExperts
Admiral is the rank, or part of the name of the ranks, of the highest naval officers.
As the word was used by people speaking Latin or Latin-based languages it gained the "d" and endured a series of different endings and spellings leading to the English spelling "admyrall" in the 14th century and to "admiral" by the 16th century.
The word Admiral has today come to be almost exclusively associated with the highest naval rank in most of the world's navies, equivalent to the Army rank of (Full) General.
en.allexperts.com /e/a/ad/admiral.htm   (578 words)

  
 Knights of Columbus - Admiral William S. Benson Assembly, No. 381
Admiral Benson Assembly 381 is a very active assembly with patriotic programs and charitable activities dedicated to the Church and Community.
Admiral William S. Benson Assembly, PO Box 254, Glen Burnie, MD The Assembly is named for Admiral William S. Benson, USN.
Admiral William S. Benson USN, was a distinguished Catholic Naval officer and a Fourth Degree member of the Knights of Columbus.
www.mdkofc.org /benson   (665 words)

  
 War Admiral   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
War Admiral and Count Fleet are the only Triple Crown winners to go undefeated during their three-year old campaign.
War Admiral was named Horse of the Year in the fall of 1937 and won the first Pimlico Special.
War Admiral ran with Seabiscuit as if they were a team however, Seabiscuit had more reserve and pulled away causing a win of four lengths with record time of 1:56-3/5 for 1 3/16 miles.
www.students.dsu.edu /peterssh/Race/race/waradmiral.htm   (359 words)

  
 David Foote Sellers, Admiral, United States Navy
Retired in his permanent grade of Rear Admiral, he was advanced to the grade of Admiral on the Retired List on 16 July 1942, according to the Act of Congress of that date.
Admiral Sellers died at the Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Maryland, on 27 January 1949; and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
Admiral Sellers was staunch advocate of battle training under realistic conditions, and of the Navy air arm.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /davidfoo.htm   (1352 words)

  
 Admiral - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki
Admiral is a military rank, the equivalent of which is used by the service organizations of many civilizations.
As a traditional grade, admiral is the most senior flag officer rank of a naval organization, senior to a captain.
Many rank systems, including that used by various incarnations of Starfleet, have been known to use several grades of the admiral rank, which include, in order from most senior: fleet admiral, admiral, vice admiral, rear admiral and rear admiral lower half (also known simply as commodore).
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Admiral   (248 words)

  
 Navy - Fleet Admiral (U.S.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Until 1915, he was the only full admiral, active or retired, and therefore the only one entitled to a four-star flag.
The flag at the tomb in Washington Cathedral is a regular admiral's flag.
Admiral sleeves bore 4 stripes, in roughly 1-1-1-3 ratio.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/us^nv5s.html   (235 words)

  
 Jedi Council Forums - Missing Grand Admiral?
It is known that Admiral Zaarin was replaced as one of the Emperor's favoured twelve by his blue-skinned pursuer, the chauvinist Grand Admiral Thrawn (ref. TIE Fighter).
Grand Admiral Teshik is mentioned as the commander of the fleets patrolling the Ringali Shell prior to the Battle of Hoth.
Grand Admiral Rufaan Tigellinus was a prominent intrigant in the Imperial court, and was a noted opponent of Admiral Thrawn.
boards.theforce.net /message.asp?topic=6330408   (1678 words)

  
 The Admiral's Cup
The RORC’s Admiral’s Cup Management Committee considered that the uncertainty surrounding potential teams was such that the chances of staging a strong international event worthy of the Admiral’s Cup were sufficiently in doubt and therefore reluctantly decided that they must cancel the 2005 event.
The RORC would like to express its thanks to Admiral’s Cup sponsors Henri Lloyd, CORUM and Champagne Mumm for their continued support and also the Cowes business and yachting communities, whose considerable help and understanding are so valuable to the Club.
The RORC is extremely grateful for the support from countries eager to mount a challenge for the Admiral’s Cup, and I am very conscious of the significant effort put in by teams to pull together a competitive challenge.
rorc.org /admiralscup/index.php   (550 words)

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