Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced today that the president has made the following nominations:
Navy Rear Adm. Philip G. Howe for appointment to the rank of vice admiral, and for assignment as associate director for military affairs, Central Intelligence Agency, McLean, Virginia. Howe is currently serving as president, Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island.
Navy Rear Adm. Charles A. Richard for appointment to the rank of vice admiral, and for assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. Richard is currently serving as director, Undersea Warfare Division, N97, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.
Release No: NR-262-16
July 14, 2016