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Immediate Release

Flag Officer Announcement

June 13, 2017

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis announced today that the president has made the following nomination:

Navy Vice Adm. James G. Foggo III for appointment to the rank of admiral, and for assignment as commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe; commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa; and commander, Allied Joint Forces Command, Naples, Italy. Foggo is currently serving as director, Navy Staff, N09B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.