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Admiral Nagala is a senior admiral in the Colonial Fleet.
At the start of the attack on the Twelve Colonies, Nagala takes personal command of the fleet following the destruction of Picon Fleet Headquarters; the battlestar Atlantia serves as the admiral's flagship. Nagala is killed when Atlantia is subsequently destroyed with all hands in a battle above the colony of Virgon.
Commander William Adama assumes supreme field command of the Colonial Fleet upon Nagala's death, as no flag officers remain alive or in contact with the fleet at the time (TRS: "Miniseries, Night 1").
- As "Admiral" has been used as a generic term within the series, it remains unknown where on the admiral scale (i.e. rear vs. full admiral) Nagala resided.