Flag Officer Announcements 27 February

U.S. Department of Defense

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J.

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

Rear Adm.

(lower half) William E.

Chase III has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral.

Chase is currently serving as senior military advisor for cyber policy to the under secretary of defense for policy; and the deputy principal cyber advisor to the secretary of defense, Washington, D.C.

Rear Adm.

(lower half) Christopher C.

French has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral.

French is currently serving as legal counsel to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, D.C.

Rear Adm.

(lower half) William C.

Greene has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral.

Greene is currently serving as fleet maintenance officer, U.S.

Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Virginia.

Rear Adm.

(lower half) Joseph D.

Noble Jr., has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral.

Noble is currently serving as commander, Naval Supply Systems Command Weapons Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Rear Adm.

(lower half) John A.

Okon has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral.

Okon is currently serving as commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, Stennis Space Center, Mississippi.

Rear Adm.

(lower half) Scott W.

Pappano has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral.

Pappano is currently serving as program executive office, Columbia, Washington, D.C.

Rear Adm.

(lower half) Dean A.

VanderLey has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral.

VanderLey is currently serving as commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Atlantic with additional duties as fleet civil engineer (N01CE), U.S.

Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Virginia.

Capt.

Kristin Acquavella has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half).

Acquavella is currently serving as director, plans and policies, N415, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

Capt.

Maria L.

Aguayo has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half).

Aguayo is currently serving as chief of staff, Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command, Washington, D.C.

Capt.

Joseph B.

Hornbuckle has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half).

Hornbuckle is currently serving as chief of staff, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland.

Capt.

Ronald J.

Piret has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half).

Piret is currently serving as chief of staff, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, John C.

Stennis Space Center, Hancock County, Mississippi.

Capt.

Anthony E.

Rossi has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half).

Rossi is currently serving as major program manager, Mission Integration and Special Programs Office, PMA 298, Patuxent River, Maryland.

Capt.

Stuart C.

Satterwhite has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half).

Satterwhite is currently serving as deputy director, enterprise support, Office of the Chief of Naval Personnel, Washington, D.C.

Capt.

Ralph R.

Smith III has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half).

Smith is currently serving as director, Maritime Operations Center, U.S.

Tenth Fleet/U.S.

Fleet Cyber Command, Fort Meade, Maryland.

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