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Release No: 206-10
March 16, 2010

Flag Officer Announcement

            Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has made the following nomination:
            Navy Vice Adm. David J. Venlet has been nominated for reappointment to the rank of vice admiral and assignment as director, Joint Strike Fighter program, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Arlington, Va. Venlet is currently serving as commander, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md.

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