Release No: 081-95
February 21, 1995
Secretary of Defense William J. Perry announced today that the President has
nominated Vice Admiral Joseph W. Prueher, U.S. Navy, for appointment to the
grade of admiral and assignment as Vice Chief of Naval Operations in the
Pentagon. Vice Admiral Prueher is currently serving as Commander Sixth
Fleet/Commander Naval Striking and Support Forces, Southern Europe, in Gaeta,
Vice Admiral Prueher was born November 25, 1942 in Nashville, Tennessee.