Rear admiral (His Royal Navy)
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Rear admiral insignia
Command Flag of a Rear Admiral
|Service branch||His Royal Navy|
|NATO rank||OF 7|
|Next higher rank||Vice admiral|
|Next lower rank||Commodore|
A rear admiral is the third-most senior regularly-appointed commissioned officer of the Baustralian Armed Forces, more specifically, His Royal Navy. It outranks a commodore of the navy, a brigadier general of the army and marines, and an air commodore of the air force. Its equivalent is a major general of the marines and army, and an air vice marshal of the air command.
The duties of a rear admiral are to command a personnel branch.
Insignia of a rear admiral on the headdress is a two rows of gold oak leaves on the peak. The cap badge is a generic Baustralian Armed Forces cap badge. Three rows of buttons are worn on the tunic, as well as a thick gold band, and two regular gold bands around the cuff, with the top-most having a curl facing inward.
|Commissioned officer ranks of the Baustralian Armed Forces|
|NATO equivalent rank code||Student Officer||OF-1||OF-2||OF-3||OF-4||OF-5||OF-6
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