United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

News Release

Press Operations Bookmark and Share

News Release


IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 234-98
May 12, 1998

FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has nominated Rear Adm. Charles W. Moore Jr., U.S. Navy, for appointment to the grade of vice admiral and assignment as commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Central Command and commander, Fifth Fleet in Bahrain. Moore is currently serving as commander, Carrier Group Five in Yokosuka, Japan.

Moore was born May 24, 1946 in Midland, Texas.