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Release No: 780-08
September 16, 2008

Flag Officer Announcement

            Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has nominated Navy Rear Adm. Alan S. Thompson for appointment to the grade of vice admiral and assignment as director, Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Va. Thompson is currently serving as commander, Naval Supply Systems Command and chief of Supply Corps, Mechanicsburg, Pa.

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