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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 700-11
August 10, 2011

Flag Officer Announcements

            Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta announced today that the President has made the following nominations:

            Navy Rear Adm. Michael S. Rogers for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as commander, Fleet Cyber Command/commander, Tenth Fleet, Fort Meade, Md.  Rogers is currently serving as director for intelligence, J2, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

            Navy Rear Adm. Frank C. Pandolfe for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as commander, Sixth Fleet/commander, Striking and Support Forces NATO/ deputy commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe/deputy commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa/Joint Force Maritime Component commander Europe, Naples, Italy.  Pandolfe is currently serving as director, Surface Warfare Division, N86, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.