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Release
Immediate Release

Flag Officer Announcement

June 8, 2022

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III announced today that the president has made the following nomination:

Navy Vice Adm. Stuart B. Munsch for appointment to the grade of admiral, and assignment as commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Europe; commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Africa; and commander, Allied Joint Forces Command, Naples, Italy.  Munsch is currently serving as director for Joint Force Development, J-7, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.