Flag Officer

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Flag Officers are the top tier of leadership of a military or paramilitary organization, they are commissioned officers and hold the top more billets. Flag Officers and the non-naval counterpart General Officers are responsible for the large scale planning, operation, and command and control of the a force, while the day-to-day operations of smaller commands is handled by Line Officers. Flag Officers may also be referred to the Admiralty, the name originates from the group of senior officers who flew specific flags from their Flagship while the commanded groups of naval vessels.

Starfleet Flag Officer

In Starfleet Flag Officers include the ranks of:

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Fleet Admiral
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Admiral
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Vice Admiral
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Rear Admiral
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Commodore

Starfleet Marine Corps Officer

The Starfleet Marine Corps internally refers to Flag Officers as General Officers, but they are also Flag Officers, including:

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General
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Lieutenant General
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Major General
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Brigadier General