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Commander, Navy Region Southwest

Rear Adm William French Nominated for Third Star

Rear Adm William French Nominated for Third Star

Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta announced this week that the President nominated RADM William D. French for appointment to the rank of Vice Admiral and for assignment as Commander, Navy Installations Command, Washington, D.C.  French is currently serving as Commander, Navy Region Southwest in San Diego, CA.  RDML Dixon Smith has been named as RADM French's relief, which will occur in early December 2011.

For more information contact:
Navy Region Southwest Public Affairs
(619) 532-1430
937 North Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92132