30 Apr '13, 1pm

Flag Officer Announcement: News Releases are official statements of the Department of Defense.

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the President has made the following nomination: Navy Vice Adm. Michelle J. Howard, for reappointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as deputy chief of naval operations for operations, plans, and strategy, N3/N5, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Howard is currently serving as deputy commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Va.

Full article: http://www.defense.gov/releases/release.aspx?releaseid=15966

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