United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

News Release

Press Operations Bookmark and Share

News Release


IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 273-12
April 16, 2012

Flag Officer Announcements

            Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta announced today that the President has made the following nominations: 

            Navy Vice Adm. David H. Buss for reappointment to the rank of vice admiral, and for assignment as commander, Naval Air Forces/commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, San Diego, Calif.  Buss is currently serving as deputy commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Va. 

            Navy Rear Adm. Michelle J. Howard for appointment to the rank of vice admiral, and for assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Va.  Howard is currently serving as chief of staff, J5, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 

            Navy Vice Adm. Mark I. Fox 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.  Fox is currently serving as commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Central Command and commander, Fifth Fleet, Manama, Bahrain. 

            Navy Vice Adm. Allen G. Myers for reappointment to the rank of vice admiral, and for assignment as deputy chief of naval operations for integration of capabilities and resources, N8, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  Myers is currently serving as commander, Naval Air Forces/commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, San Diego, Calif.

Additional Links

Stay Connected