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Release No: 332-96
June 06, 1996


Secretary of Defense William J. Perry announced today that the President has nominated Vice Admiral John S. Redd, U.S. Navy, for reappointment to the grade of vice admiral and assignment as Director, Strategic Plans and Policy, J-5, Joint Staff in the Pentagon. Vice Admiral Redd is currently serving as Commander, United States Naval Forces, Central Command and Commander FIFTH Fleet in Bahrain.

Vice Admiral Redd was born September 10, 1944 in Omaha, Nebraska.


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