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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 626-03
August 26, 2003

Flag Officer Announcements

     Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the president has made the following nominations:

     Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) John M. Mateczun has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral.  Mateczun is currently serving as chief of staff, Program Executive Officer, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Washington, D.C.

     Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Dennis D. Woofter has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral.  Woofter is currently serving as chief of the Dental Corps and assistant chief for dentistry, MED-06, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Washington, D.C.