Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III announced today that the president has made the following nomination:
Navy Rear Adm. Thomas E. Ishee for appointment to the grade of vice admiral, and 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. Ishee is currently serving as director, Global Operations, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.