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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 169-08
February 29, 2008

Flag Officer Announcements

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has made the following nominations:

 

Navy Reserve Capt. George W. Ballance has been nominated for appointment to the grade of rear admiral lower half.  Ballance is currently serving as commanding officer, Navy Reserve Seventh Fleet Detachment 111, Yokosuka, Japan.

 

Navy Reserve Capt. Christopher J. Paul has been nominated for appointment to the grade of rear admiral lower half.  Paul is currently serving as commanding officer, Navy Reserve U.S. Forces Japan, Detachment 105, Yokosuka, Japan.

 

Navy Reserve Capt. Russell S. Penniman has been nominated for appointment to the grade of rear admiral lower half.  Penniman is currently serving as commanding officer, Navy Reserve Joint Forces Air Component Command, Third Fleet, San Diego, Calif.

 

Navy Reserve Capt Gary W. Rosholt has been nominated for appointment to the grade of rear admiral lower half.  Rosholt is currently serving as commanding officer, Navy Reserve U.S. Special Operations Command, Detachment 108, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla..

 

Navy Reserve Capt. Robert P. Wright has been nominated for appointment to the grade of rear admiral lower half.  Wright is currently serving as commanding officer, Navy Reserve Joint Task Force, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Detachment 100, Norfolk, Va.

 

Navy Reserve Capt. Michael J. Yurina has been nominated for appointment to the grade of rear admiral lower half.  Yurina is currently serving as chief of staff, Naval Reserve Atlantic Battle Group Support, Detachment "B", Norfolk, Va.

 

 

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