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Encyclopedia > Lieutenant Admiral

Lieutenant Admiral is a senior naval military rank in some countries of the world. The rank is considered by many nations to be a direct equivalent of a Vice Admiral. In the Royal Netherlands Navy the rank of Lieutenant Admiral (Luitenant Admiraal) is senior to Vice Admiral and equivalent to Admiral in most other navies. Military rank, or simply rank, is a system of grading seniority and command within military organizations. ... Vice Admiral is a naval rank of three star level, equivalent to Lieutenant General in seniority. ... The Royal Netherlands Navy (Koninklijke Marine) is the navy of the Netherlands. ... Admiral is a word from either the Arabic term amir-al-bahr, or the Irish term Ard muirfhear or Ardmurar , both meaning commander of the seas. ...


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Lieutenant Colonels are also assistant officers serving in the position of second-in-command of an army regiment, although it is not unheard of for a Lieutenant Colonel to command their own regiment.
Vice Admirals often serve in the same role as Admirals, leading all of the naval forces within a group of systems, although their role in fleets differs, as they are responsible for the forward group of ships, with the Admiral commanding the ships located within the middle of the fleet.
Lieutenant Generals serve as the commanders of corps comprising all of the terrestrial forces within a single system of space.
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