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Flag Officer Announcement

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Release No: NR-413-15
Oct. 29, 2015
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Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced today that the president has made the following nomination:

Navy Vice Adm. Kurt W. Tidd for appointment to the rank of admiral and for assignment as commander, U.S. Southern Command, Miami, Florida.  Tidd is currently serving as assistant to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.