Release No: 032-96
January 24, 1996
FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
Secretary of Defense William J. Perry announced today that the President has
nominated Vice Adm. John B. LaPlante, U.S. Navy, to be placed on the retired
list in his current grade. LaPlante is scheduled to retire Apr. 1, 1996, after
completion of more than 33 years of active service. He is currently serving as
Director for Logistics, J-4, Joint Staff in the Pentagon.