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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 567-10
July 02, 2010

Flag Officer Announcements

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

            Navy Rear Adm. Daniel P. Holloway for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and assignment as commander, Second Fleet, Norfolk, Va.  Holloway is currently serving as director, military personnel plans and policy division, N13, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Va.

            Navy Rear Adm. Walter M. Skinner for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and assignment as principal military deputy assistant secretary of the Navy (research, development, and acquisition), Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  Skinner is currently serving asprogram executive officer for tactical aircraft programs, Patuxent River, Md.