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Immediate Release

Flag Officer Announcement

June 24, 2022

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

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Thomas J. Anderson for appointment to the grade of rear admiral.  Anderson is currently serving as program executive officer for ships, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.