Flag Officer Announcement 22 April

U.S. Department of Defense

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J.

Austin III announced today that the president has made the following nomination:

Navy Rear Adm.

William J.

Houston for appointment to the grade of vice admiral, and assignment as commander, Naval Submarine Forces; commander, Submarine Force, U.S.

Atlantic Fleet; and commander, Allied Submarine Command, Norfolk, Virginia.

Houston is currently serving as director, Undersea Warfare Division, N97, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

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