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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 469-96
August 08, 1996

FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry announced today that the President has nominated Rear Admiral William J. Fallon, U.S. Navy, for appointment to the grade of vice admiral and assignment as Deputy Commander in Chief and Chief of Staff, U.S. Atlantic Command in Norfolk, Virginia. Rear Admiral Fallon is currently serving as Deputy and Chief of Staff, U.S. Atlantic Fleet in Norfolk, Virginia.

Rear Admiral Fallon was born December 30, 1944 in East Orange, New Jersey.