Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced today that the president has made the following nomination:
Navy Adm. John M. Richardson for reappointment to the rank of admiral and for assignment as chief of naval operations, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia. Richardson is currently serving as director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, Department of the Navy and Department of Energy, Washington, District of Columbia.
Release No: NR-218-15
June 05, 2015