IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Flag Officer Announcement


Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced today that the president has made the following nomination:

Navy Rear Adm. Richard P. Breckenridge for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia. Breckenridge is currently serving as director, program integration; and senior national representative, N9I, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.