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Release No: 274-96
May 13, 1996


Secretary of Defense William J. Perry announced today that the President has nominated Vice Admiral J. Paul Reason, U.S. Navy, for appointment to the grade of admiral and assignment as Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet in Norfolk, Virginia. Vice Admiral Reason is currently serving as Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Plans, Policy and Operations, N3/N5, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations in the Pentagon.

Vice Admiral Reason was born March 22, 1941, in Washington, D.C.


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