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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 404-01
September 04, 2001

FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the President has nominated Navy Vice Adm. Gregory G. Johnson for appointment to the grade of admiral and assignment as commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Europe, and commander, Regional Command South, Naples, Italy. Johnson is currently serving as commander, Sixth Fleet, and commander, Naval Striking and Support Forces Southern Europe, Gaeta, Italy.

VICE ADMIRAL

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the President has nominated Navy Vice Adm. Scott A. Fry for appointment to the grade of vice admiral and assignment as commander, Sixth Fleet, and commander, Naval Striking and Support Forces Southern Europe, Gaeta, Italy. Fry is currently serving as director, Joint Staff, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

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