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'Commander Bond': Daniel Craig Given Honorary Royal Navy Rank

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The Royal Navy said on September 23 that Daniel Craig had been appointed an honorary commander, matching his on-screen rank as James Bond.

Honorary officers “contribute in their own distinct way to strengthen the navy’s ties with the communities it serves,” the Royal Navy said.

Daniel Craig said: “I am truly privileged and honoured to be appointed the rank of Honorary Commander in the senior service.”

The announcement came ahead of the long-delayed release of No Time To Die, scheduled for September 30.

These images show Craig alongside First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Tony Radakin, the professional head of the Royal Navy. Credit: Royal Navy via Storyful

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