In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He was supreme commander of Allied naval forces during the Guadalcanal campaign of 1943 and retired as a vice admiral in 1946.
- He did know that Sentaro Shimamoto was a vice admiral in the Japanese navy during World War II.
- Hideaki Kaneda, a retired vice admiral in Japan's Self Defense Forces, is director of the Okazaki Institute.
- 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.
- He joined USAA in 1997, after serving in the U.S. Coast Guard for 32 years and retiring as a vice admiral.
- Rickover was promoted to vice admiral in 1958 and admiral in 1973.
- An officer with the three stars of a vice admiral on his shoulders walked into the operations center.
- We are going to talk to a vice admiral, retired from the United States Navy.
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