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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 392-04
April 30, 2004

Flag Officer Announcements

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the President has made the following nominations:

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Nancy J. Lescavage has been nominated for appointment to therank of rear admiral. Lescavage is currently serving as commander, Naval Medical Education and Training Command/director of the Nurse Corps, Bethesda, Md.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Alan S. Thompson has been nominated for appointment to therank of rear admiral. Thompson is currently serving as director, Supply, Ordnance and Logistics Operations Division, N41, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

Navy Capt. Mark W. Balmert has been nominated for appointment to therank of rear admiral (lower half). Balmert is currently serving as chief of staff to the Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, San Diego, Calif.