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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 216-97
May 05, 1997

FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has nominated Rear Adm. Henry C. Giffin III, U.S. Navy, for appointment to the grade of vice admiral with assignment as commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet in Norfolk, Va. He is currently serving as deputy and chief of staff, commander in chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet in Norfolk, Va.

Giffin was born Nov. 16, 1945 in Bronxville, N.Y.

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