Acting SECDEF Announces Flag Nomination

ARLINGTON, Va. Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher C. Miller announced Nov. 13 that the president has made the following nomination: 

Rear Adm. Jeffrey W. Hughes for appointment to the rank of vice admiral, and assignment as deputy chief of naval operations for warfighting development, N7, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.  Hughes is currently serving as commander, Navy Personnel Command; and deputy chief of naval personnel, Millington, Tennessee.