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Release No: 123-13
March 01, 2013

Flag Officer Announcement

            Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the President has made the following nominations: 

            Navy Rear Adm. Bruce E. Grooms for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as deputy chief of staff for capability development, Supreme Allied Command Transformation, Norfolk, Va.  Grooms is currently serving as assistant deputy chief of Naval Operations for plans and strategy, N3/N5B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

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