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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1020-07
August 20, 2007

Flag Officer Announcement

            Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has nominated Capt. Lawrence S. Rice for appointment to the grade of rear admiral (lower half). Rice is currently serving as special assistant to the deputy chief of naval operations for fleet readiness and logistics, N4, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.