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Immediate Release

Flag Officer Announcement

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

Navy Rear Adm. Alvin Holsey for appointment to the grade of vice admiral, and assignment as military deputy commander, U.S. Southern Command, Doral, Florida.  Holsey is currently serving as commander, Navy Personnel Command; and deputy chief of naval personnel, Millington, Tennessee.