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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 376-11
May 04, 2011

Flag Officer Announcements

            Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has made the following nominations:

            Navy Vice Adm. Robert S. Harward Jr. selected for reappointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.  Harward is currently serving as commander, Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435, Afghanistan.

            Navy Rear Adm. Kendall L. Card, selected for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as deputy chief of naval operations for information dominance, N2/N6, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations/director of naval intelligence, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  Card is currently serving as director of concepts, strategies, and integration for information dominance, N2/N6F, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.