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Immediate Release

Flag Officer Announcement

Aug. 16, 2018

Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis announced today that the president has made the following nomination:

Navy Vice Adm. Craig S. Faller for appointment to the rank of admiral, and assignment as commander, U.S. Southern Command, Miami, Florida.  Faller is currently serving as the senior military assistant to the secretary of defense, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.