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- Aircraft carrier : A warship designed to launch and recover combat aircraft and aircraft that support military operations
- Ammunition ship : Warship specially configured to carry ammunition, usually for Navy ships and aircraft.
- Brigadier general : A title with variants, or not used at all, by various countries; its authority falls between colonel and a country-specific general grade, most commonly major general
- Bruce Grooms : Vice Director and acting Director of the U.S. Joint Staff
- Chester Nimitz : United States Navy fleet admiral (1885-1966) who was Commander in Chief, Pacific and Pacific Ocean Areas in World War II
- Commodore (naval) : Military rank used in many navies for officers whose position exceeds that of a navy captain, but is less than that of a rear admiral.
- Director of Central Intelligence : Formerly, the U.S. official that headed both the Central Intelligence Agency and the United States intelligence community; the responsibility is now split between the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (currently Leon Panetta) and the Director of National Intelligence (currently Dennis Blair)
- Flagship : The vessel which holds the commander of a fleet.
- Horatio Hornblower : The hero of a series of nautical novels created by C.S. Forester.
- Indonesia : A country in Southeast Asia.
- Joint Staff : Add brief definition or description
- Major general : A senior military rank, in the middle to bottom range the top of the "general officer " system that divides officers into junior, field, and general/flag.
- Michelle Howard : Rear admiral in the United States Navy, commanding multinational Task Force 151 on counter-piracy operations in the waters off Somalia
- U.S. intelligence involvement with World War II Japanese war criminals : Actions by intelligence agencies, primarily in the U.S. Army, where Japanese strongly suspected of war crimes were not prosecuted in exchange for information, such as details of the biological weapons program
- USS Boxer (LHD-4) : A U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship, homeported in San Diego, California; flagship of Task Force 151 in April 2009
- Vice admiral : Usually the second-highest military rank of admiral in Naval service, often called "three-star", equivalent to ground/air force lieutenant general