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  Admiral of the Navy (United States) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Admiral of the Navy is traditionally considered the equivalent of a six-star Admiral in the United States Navy.
It was specified that this rank was senior to the four-star rank of Admiral and was equal to Admiral of the Fleet in the British Royal Navy.
During the preparations for the invasion of Japan, a proposal was raised by the Navy Department to appoint Chester Nimitz to the rank of Admiral of the Navy and grant him an insignia as a six-star admiral.
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 United States Navy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The U.S. Navy was involved in the subsequent Cold War, in which it deployed primarily as a nuclear deterrent and crisis response force.
The Navy was a major participant in the Vietnam War, blockaded Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis, and through the use of ballistic missile submarines, became an important aspect of the United States' nuclear strategic deterrence policy.
The Navy is administered by the Department of the Navy, led by the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV).
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 Admiral Jeremy Michael Borda, US Navy
The nation's top Navy officer, distraught after some of his military awards were called into question, died Thursday, May16, 1996, from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Pease said that when he told Boorda, about 12:30 p.m., what the subject of the interview was, the admiral abruptly announced he was going home for lunch instead of eating the meal that had been brought to his office.
As commander of NATO forces in southern Europe, Boorda was in charge of a NATO air strike against four Bosnian Serb aircraft flying in violation of a U.N. ban on fixed-wing flights.
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 Biography - Admiral of the Navy George Dewey, USN
George Dewey, the only officer of the US Navy ever to hold the rank of Admiral of the Navy, was born on 26 December 1837, in Montpelier, Vermont.
The flag will be displayed at half-mast at all navy yards and stations, and on board all ships in commission until after the funeral shall have taken place, and 19 minute guns will fire at noon on the day of the funeral from each navy yard and from the senior ship present afloat.
Admiral Dewey entered the naval service of the country as an acting midshipman from the first congressional district of Vermont on 23 September 1854: was graduated from the Naval Academy as midshipman 11 June 1858; served throughout the war of 1861-1865; and 30 years later had risen to the rank of commodore.
www.history.navy.mil /bios/dewey_george.htm   (4181 words)

  
 Richard Evelyn Byrd, Rear Admiral, United States Navy
On 14 March Rear Admiral Michael F. Flaherty was to escort the body of Admiral Byrd by train from Boston to Washington, D.C., where a Navy honor guard was to be present in Union Station.
At 0830 on 14 March, the body of Admiral Byrd arrived in Washington and was taken to the Fort Myer Chapel, with Rear Adm. Charles B. Martell of the Navy acting as escort commander.
As the Navy Band sounded ruffles and flourishes and the company of troops saluted, the sailors removed the casket from the caisson and, with the chaplain leading, bore it through the cordon of honorary pallbearers and into the chapel.
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 Navy - Fleet Admiral (U.S.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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.
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 Admiral Bulkeley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Admiral John Bulkeley was a patriot, a legend, and a hero in the truest sense.
The Admiral was a strong believer in standards, some would say, from the old school, as the enemy Captain of one of the corvettes soon learned.
Admiral Bulkeley’s efforts and sacrifices for a better world, a free world, his integrity and honor, and a combat ready fleet, ready to conduct prompt, sustained combat operations are his legacy to our nation.
www.spawar.navy.mil /fleet/insurv/htmlbios/bulkeley.htm   (1739 words)

  
 International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The US military said a child was killed during an "escalation of force" incident between a vehicle and an Army foot patrol in western Baghdad at about 9 p.m.
Separately, US Staff Sgt. Alberto B. Martinez, of Troy, N.Y., was charged with murder Wednesday in the deaths last week of two Army officers at a base north of Baghdad, the military said Thursday.
US troops were withdrawn from Vietnam in 1973 as public support for the war slipped and many in Congress who once supported the war joined the push for a quick peace deal.
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 U.S. Navy - John Paul Jones   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Sailing into Quiberon Bay, France, 14 February 1778, Jones and Admiral La Motte Piquet changed gun salutes — the first time that the Stars and Stripes, the flag of the new nation, was officially recognized by a foreign government.
He wrote Secretary of the Navy George Bancroft and requested the body be brought home aboard a ship of the Mediterrean Squadron.
On 26 January 1913, the remains of John Paul Jones were laid to rest in the crypt of the U.S. Naval Academy Chapel in Annapolis, Md. Today, a Marine honor guard stands duty whenever the crypt is open to the public.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/traditions/html/jpjones.html   (612 words)

  
 Navy Mascot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Navy News Online - The newspaper for the Royal Navy & the British Naval Service, providing news pictures of maritime developments, Naval life and history.
Navy mascot Navy mascot Title from unverified data on caption card or negative sleeve.
Navy Terms and Trivia Admiral of the Navy - There is only one Admiral of the Navy and it was Admiral George Dewey.
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 US Navy weathers storm: admiral   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Hurricane Isabel caused no significant damage to US navy installations or warships, most of which rode out the storm at sea, navy officials said Friday.
No deaths were reported at navy installations and most of the damage was caused by uprooted trees on power lines and roads, minor flooding and some wind damage, the navy said.
About 40 submarines and warships that put to sea from Norfolk navy base, Virginia to get out of Isabel's path were expected to start returning from Saturday.
www.spacewar.com /2003/030919152318.m6juzwwr.html   (143 words)

  
 Admiral Ray Smith: Rear Admiral- US Navy, Speaker and Performance Coach
Earlier in his career, Admiral Smith directed Navy SEAL training, generally considered to be the most challenging military training in the world.
Admiral Smith has been recognized in Newsweek, Fortune, Reader's Digest, and on the Discovery Channel, the History Channel, and CBS This Morning.
Admiral Smith was responsible for developing the Navy's first capability-based assessment process.
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 US People--Spruance, Raymond A.
Admiral Spruance held command of the Pacific Fleet in late 1945 and early 1946.
Admiral Raymond A. Spruance died at Pebble Beach, California, on 13 December 1969.
On the balcony of the U.S. Embassy, Manila, while serving as U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines in 1952-55.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/pers-us/uspers-s/r-sprnc.htm   (737 words)

  
 Russian admiral John Paul Jones founded UN Navy and gave rise to US-Russian friendly relations - Pravda.Ru   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
For many decades, the confrontation between the US and the Soviet Union was unprecedented, and citizens of both countries considered each other a foe.
In an hour and a half the first captain of the US Navy left the residence having the rank of a Russian Navy rear admiral.
John Paul, and this is the name of the Russian Navy admiral given to him by birth, was born to the family of a poor gardener in Scotland.
english.pravda.ru /society/stories/06-03-2006/76898-admiral-0   (683 words)

  
 eBay - navy admiral, Militaria, Action Figures items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
US Navy Vice Admiral (3-Star) Dress Shoulder Boards
US Navy handled bouillion, Rear Admiral's mess, 1940s
US Navy plate, Vice Admiral's mess, Buffalo China, 1940
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 A Proposal for Achieving Zero Nuclear Weapons by Admiral Noel Gayler, US Navy (Ret.), December 2000
We are proof that this in no way diminishes the need, as the world’s single greatest power, for Army, Navy, Air, and Marines capable not only of our own defense, but of intervention abroad in the interest of peace and human rights.
*Admiral Noel Gayler (US Navy, Ret.) is a four-star admiral and served as Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Command (CINCPAC).
He was responsible for nuclear attack tactical development and demonstration of nuclear attack tactics to the Chairman and Joint Chiefs.
www.wagingpeace.org /articles/2000/12/00_gayler_proposal.htm   (845 words)

  
 Suicide Reference Library
Navy Secretary John Dalton said he had met with Boorda a day earlier.
Rear Adm. Kendell Pease, who was with Boorda a little over an hour before the shooting, said Boorda was to have met with Newsweek's bureau chief in his Pentagon office at 2:30 p.m.
Boorda was to have joined Clinton and other members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the White House on Thursday for announcement of an initiative seeking a permanent worldwide ban on landmines.
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 US Navy Military Clipart and Graphics
Navy insignia is significantly different from the other three branches of our nation's military.
This difference creates a bit of confusion for members of the Air Force and the Army, but Marines, being a part of the Department of Navy are trained to recognize the Navy rank structure.
Fortunately, the Navy does use the same collar insignia as the other branches of service.
www.soldierstory.org /clipart-usn.htm   (223 words)

  
 US Navy Admiral Prueher Compares North Korea to A Scorpion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
US Navy Admiral Prueher Compares North Korea to A Scorpion
Admiral Joseph Prueher, Commander in Chief of the Pacific Command, aptly compared North Korea to a scorpion which if cornered make itself painful, Reuters reported on December 4.
What he forgot to say is that once stung by the scorpion, the animal or the human being is certain to be poisoned dead before it walks ten steps.
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 Democratic Underground Forums - US Admiral Tells Navy to Be Ready to Make History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
ABOARD U.S.S. CONSTELLATION (Reuters) - The U.S. navy's top admiral told sailors in the Gulf Friday to be ready to write a new chapter in history and vowed to use overwhelming force in any war against Iraq.
Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Vern Clark said the navy was better prepared now than at any time in its history and would display a new level of warfare against Iraq.
The ships would be on the frontline if U.S President George Bush orders an attack on Baghdad, which he accuses of developing weapons of mass destruction.
www.democraticunderground.com /duforum/DCForumID61/11756.html   (1525 words)

  
 New Admiral for the Navy
OTTAWA -Vice-Admiral Drew Robertson assumed command of the Canadian Navy at 10:30 a.m.
"It has been an honour to command the Navy, but like command at sea, we are only as successful as the ship's company with whom we serve," said Vice-Admiral MacLean.
Complete transcripts of speeches made during the Change of Command ceremony will be made available, along with event imagery, at www.navy.forces.gc.ca.
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 Lester Anthony Beardslee, Rear Admiral, United States Navy
Commander-in-Chief of US Navy forces on Pacific Station, 1894-97.
Participated in capture of Confederate steam sloop Florida in Bahia, Brazil, October 1864, and as prize master brought her to US.
In 1871 took the tug Palos to China, carrying on her first US flag through Suez Canal.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /labeard.htm   (348 words)

  
 Navy Rules Against Admiral - CBS News
Boorda, who joined the Navy at 16 and became the only enlisted man to rise to chief of naval operations, took his life in 1996 after 40 years of service.
The decorations were attached to a Navy Achievement Medal awarded in 1968 and a Navy Commendation Medal awarded in 1973.
The Boorda family petitioned the Board for Corrections of the Naval Records last September to change the record and show he was entitled to wear the decorations.
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 Turks.US Daily News - UK Navy Gets First Muslim Admiral
Rear Admiral is the fourth-highest rank in the Royal Navy, equivalent to a major-general in the Army or an Air Vice-Marshal in the Royal Air Force.
Hussain, who has become the highest-ranking ethnic officer among the 200,000 personnel of the British armed forces, said in the Navy one's work is what really matters.
The admiral made national headlines in 1989 when he escorted Princess Diana around his ship, the frigate HMS Cornwall.
www.turks.us /article.php?story=20060414184305116   (567 words)

  
 Environmental Chemical Corporation :: Former US Navy Rear Admiral Joins ECC International, LLC to Lead Construction ...
Most recently, retired Rear Admiral Kubic served concurrently as Commander of the 1st Naval Construction Division and 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Engineer Group during the US-led Operation Iraqi Freedom.
In the mid-1980s, he was selected as a White House Fellow and served on the staff of President Ronald Reagan's Domestic Policy Council.
ECC is a contracted partner to a variety of government agencies, including the US Army Corps of Engineers, US Air Force, and US Navy.
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 US Navy Admiral Charles Davis 1862 greeting card and note card from Zazzle.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
US Navy Admiral Charles Davis 1862 greeting card and note card from Zazzle.com
This is a reproduction of a photograph of Rear Admiral Charles H. Davis; he served as the superintendent of the U.S. Naval Observatory and was chosen to represent the Navy on Lincoln's funeral procession; taken in 1862.
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Sewing on of the Admiral's lacings on the jacket's sleeve
Rear Admiral Lower is the rank you will receive.
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 Military Surplus: Army Surplus, Navy Surplus, Marine Navy Surplus and Air Force Surplus from around the world for sale ...
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 US Senate Periodical Press Gallery Home
The Senate will convene at 9:45 AM and will resume consideration of the nomination of Cal, #764, Jerome Holmes to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit.
There will be 2 hours of debate on the nomination, followed by a vote on confirmation.
All information should be verified through official sources.
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 Navy-The Lowest Type Of Admiral antique print, vintage Navy-The Lowest Type Of Admiral art
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