Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced today that the president has made the following nomination:
Navy Rear Adm. Christopher W. Grady for appointment to the rank of vice admiral, and for assignment as commander, Sixth Fleet; commander, Task Force Six; commander, Striking and Support Forces NATO; deputy commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe; deputy commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa; and Joint Force Maritime Component commander Europe, Naples, Italy. Grady is currently serving as commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Virginia.
Release No: NR-320-16
Sept. 13, 2016