Magazine article National Defense

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Magazine article National Defense

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Government

The president nominated Robert B. Pirie as undersecretary of the Navy. Currently, Pirie is assistant secretary of the Navy for installations and environment.

Air Force Maj. Gen. John H. Campbell has received presidential nomination for promotion to lieutenant general with assignment as associate director of central intelligence for military support, at the CIA at Langley, Va.

Marine Corps Reserve Maj. Gen. Leo V. Williams has been designated Marine Corps Reserve member of the Reserve Forces Policy Board. Williams serves as the vice director, Joint Experimentation at the U.S. Joint Forces Command, in Norfolk, Va.

Navy Rear Adm. Michael R. Johnson is being assigned as commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command/Chief of Civil Engineers. Johnson currently is serving as commander, Atlantic Division, in Norfolk, Va.

Navy Rear Adm. Robert L. Phillips is being assigned as commander, Atlantic Division, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, in Norfolk, Va. Presently, Phillips is serving as commanding officer, Southwest Naval Facilities Engineering Command, located in San Diego.

The president intends to appoint Frank Soares to serve as a member of the National Veterans Business Development Corporation. Soares is the stare director of the Bureau of Veterans Services of the Maine Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management.

Navy Vice Adm. Dennis V. McGinn has been nominated for assignment as deputy chief of naval operations, naval warfare, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. Currently, McGinn is serving as commander, Third Fleet in San Diego.

The president has nominated Navy Rear Adm. Timothy J. Keating for promotion to vice admiral with assignment as deputy chief of naval operations for plans, policy and operations, N3/N5, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. Keating presently is serving as commander, Carrier Group Five in Yokosuka, Japan.

Guion S. Bluford and Lou Dobbs have joined the board of directors for the Space Foundation, in Colorado Springs, Cob. Bluford is a veteran NASA astronaut and vice president and general manager for Federal Data Corp, of Bethesda, Md., and Dobbs is chairman and chief executive officer of SPACE.com, based in New York. They have been elected to three-year terms.

Air Force Brig. Gen. Michael A. Hamel has been assigned as director, Space Operations and Integration, deputy chief of staff, Air and Space Operations. Currently, Hamel is serving as director of Requirements, Headquarters, Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Forces Base, Cob.

Industry

GE Marine Engines, headquartered in Evendale, Ohio, has appointed Richard K. …

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