flag rank


Definition of flag rank

: the rank of a flag officer

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Recent Examples on the Web The promotion restriction remained in place until November 1967, when Congress passed a law allowing women to compete for promotion to general and flag rank. Sarah Jacobs, The Aegis, "Army veteran recalls her place in women’s history," 26 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of flag rank

1894, in the meaning defined above

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“Flag rank.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flag%20rank. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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