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Release No: 689-04
July 20, 2004

Flag Officer Announcement

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the President has nominated Navy Vice Adm. Kirkland H. Donald for appointment to the rank of admiral and assignment as director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, Department of the Navy/Department of Energy, Washington, D.C. Donald is currently serving as commander Submarine Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet and commander, Submarine Allied Command, Atlantic, Norfolk, Va.

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