Flag announcements

Latest Medical Flag Promotions Announced

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The ALNAV message finally came out and made this official. Congrats to our newest RDMLs:

  • RDML(s) James Hancock, MC, USN
  • RDML(s) Timothy Weber, MSC, USN

Congrats also goes to RDML Gayle Shaffer for picking up her 2nd star!

Medical Flag Officer Promotions

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The Congressional site just revealed who our latest flag officer promotions are. Congratulations to:

Medical Corps – RDML(s) James L. Hancock

Medical Service Corps – RDML(s) Timothy H. Weber

Dental Corps – RADM(s) Gayle D. Shaffer

Next Medical Corps Admiral Announced – Congrats to RDML(s) Darin Via

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Flag Officer Announcements
Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis announced today that the president has made the following nominations:

Navy Capt. Darin K. Via has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half). Via is currently serving as command surgeon, U.S. Central Command, Tampa, Florida.