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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 443-04
May 11, 2004

Flag Officer Announcements

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

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Stanley D. Bozin has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral. Bozin is currently serving as commander, Navy Region Europe/commander, Fleet Air Mediterranean/commander, Maritime Air Forces, Mediterranean, Naples, Italy.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Jeffrey A. Brooks has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half). Brooks is currently serving as fleet maintenance officer, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Va.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Charles T. Bush has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral. Bush is currently serving as program executive officer for Integrated Warfare Systems, Washington, D.C.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Jeffrey B. Cassias has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral. Cassias is currently serving as commander, Submarine Group TEN, Kings Bay, Ga.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) William D. Crowder has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral. Crowder is currently serving as director, Naval Operations Group, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Steven L. Enewold has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral. Enewold is currently serving as deputy director for Joint Strike Fighter, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Richard K. Gallagher has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral. Gallagher is currently serving as commander, Carrier Group FOUR/ commander, Carrier Striking Force, Norfolk, Va.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) David A. Gove has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral. Gove is currently serving as deputy director for Global Operations, J3, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Timothy L. Heely has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral. Heely is currently serving as program executive officer for Strike Weapons and Unmanned Aviation, Patuxent River, Md.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Gary R. Jones has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral. Jones is currently serving as commander, Amphibious Group ONE, Sasebo, Japan.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) James D. Kelly has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral. Kelly is currently serving as commander, Carrier Group FIVE, Yokosuka, Japan.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Thomas J. Kilcline, Jr. has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral. Kilcline is currently serving as commander, Carrier Group TWO, Norfolk, Va.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Samuel J. Locklear III has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral. Locklear is currently serving as deputy director, Surface Warfare Division, N76B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Joseph Maguire has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral. Maguire is currently serving as commander, Naval Special Warfare Command, San Diego, Calif.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Robert T. Moeller has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral. Moeller is currently serving as commander, Cruiser Destroyer Group ONE, San Diego, Calif.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Robert D. Reilly, Jr. has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral. Reilly is currently serving as commander, Cruiser Destroyer Group TWO, Norfolk, Va.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Jacob L. Shuford has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral. Shuford is currently serving as commander, Cruiser Destroyer Group THREE, Everett, Wash.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Paul S. Stanley has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral. Stanley is currently serving as commander, Submarine Group EIGHT/commander, Allied Submarines, Mediterranean, Naples, Italy.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Miles B. Wachendorf has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral. Wachendorf is currently serving as defense attache Russia, Defense Intelligence Agency, Moscow, Russia.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Patrick M. Walsh has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral. Walsh is currently serving as commander, Carrier Group SEVEN, San Diego, Calif.