IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Flag Officer Announcements


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

Vice Adm. Frank C. Pandolfe, nominated for reappointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.  Pandolfe is currently serving as director, Strategic Plans and Policy, J-5, Joint Staff / senior member, United States Delegation to the United Nations Military Staff Committee, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia. 

Navy Rear Adm. Raquel C. Bono, nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as director, Defense Health Agency, Falls Church, Virginia.  Bono is currently serving as director, National Capital Region Medical Directorate/chief of the Medical Corps, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland. 

Navy Rear Adm. David C. Johnson, nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as principal military deputy assistant secretary of the Navy (Research, Development, and Acquisition), Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.  Johnson is currently serving as program executive officer for Submarines, Washington Navy Yard, District of Columbia. 

Navy Rear Adm. Elizabeth L. Train, nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as deputy chief of naval operations for Information Dominance, N2/N6, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations/director of Naval Intelligence, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.  Train is currently serving as director, National Maritime Intelligence Integration Office/commander, Office of Naval Intelligence, Washington, District of Columbia.