Because he represents an authority figure in your waking life, dreams of captains may represent an aspect of your personality that is steering you (the ship or airplane) in the right direction. It is important to decide if your dream captain or admiral was decisive and in command, or weak and indecisive. A symbol of the Jungian archetypal hero, the soldier is a symbol of the desire to succeed in life. Freudians may see this symbol as an expression of sexual desire. Sailors, by contrast, express the more adventurous aspects of your personality.
They live and work at sea, a Jungian symbol of the unconscious, so the dream may suggest a desire to explore your inner self.... captain / admiral / soldier / sailor dream meaning
A guardian is one who watches over us and spiritually this usually means a guardian angel. This belief in guardian angels can be traced throughout all antiquity and as we become more aware of the existence of the spiritual realms we become able to sense their presence in dreams. As we progress it is natural to meet our own guardian spirits and those who are the guardian spirits of nature.... guard / guardian dream meaning
(Dwellings; Niche) In a dream, a guarding post represents a spiritual retreat, a votive seclusion, prayers, hunger, fast, depression, humbling oneself, controlling one’s passions and desires.... guarding post dream meaning
A personal guard in a dream represents night vigil, prayers, constant remembrance of God Almighty and invoking His attributes. On the other hand, seeing one’s personal guard in a dream may mean evil or blatancy.
(Also see Keeper of the gate)... personal guard dream meaning