Flag Officer Announcements 2017

Rear Admiral retires ceremony

All 2017 Flag Officer announcements for the U.S. Navy. Senior naval officers with a pay-grade of O-7 and above are recognized as Flag Officers and carry the titles of an admiral, vice admiral, or rear admiral (above the rank of Captain). Release No: NR-402-17  Nov. 30, 2017 Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis announced today … Read more

Flag Officers

Retirement and flag ceremony

The term Flag Officer is more common within the Navy and Coast Guard rank structure and is used to identify service members who have reached the rank of Admiral, Vice Admiral, Rear Admiral, and Rear Admiral Lower Half. Within the U.S. military there are both enlisted service members, and service members that hold officer ranks.  … Read more