Submarine Officer Flag Promotions (1 & 2 Star)

Two Star – 22 April 2017

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Daryl L. Caudle has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral.  Caudle is currently serving as director, plans and operations, U.S. Naval Forces Europe; deputy commander, Sixth Fleet; commander, submarines, Allied Naval Forces South; and commander, Submarine Group Eight, Naples, Italy.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Richard A. Correll has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral.  Correll is currently serving as commander, Submarine Group Seven; commander, Task Force Seven Four; and commander, Task Force Five Four, Yokosuka, Japan.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Randy B. Crites has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral.  Crites is currently serving as commander, Submarine Group Ten, Kings Bay, Georgia.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) John W. Tammen Jr., has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral.  Tammen is currently serving as commander, Submarine Group Nine, Silverdale, Washington.

One Star – 22 April 2017

Navy Capt. Edward L. Anderson has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half).  Anderson is currently serving as major program manager for integration, Program Executive Officer for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence, San Diego, California.

Navy Capt. Michael D. Bernacchi Jr., has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half).  Bernacchi is currently serving as executive assistant to the vice chief of naval operations, Washington, District of Columbia.

Navy Capt. William J. Houston has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half).  Houston is currently serving as director, Submarine/Nuclear Power Distribution, PERS 42, Millington, Tennessee.

Navy Capt. Carl A. Lahti has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half).  Lahti is currently serving as chief of staff, Navy Installations Command, Washington, District of Columbia.

Navy Capt. Douglas G. Perry has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half).  Perry is currently serving as chief of staff, U.S. Strategic Command Special Activities Atlantic/Submarine Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Virginia.

Navy Capt. James P. Waters III has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half).  Waters is currently serving as deputy executive director, Office of the Chief of Naval Personnel, Arlington, Virginia.

One Star – 1 July 2016

Navy Capt. Blake L. Converse for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half).  Converse is currently serving as chief of staff, Submarine Force Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia.

Navy Capt. David A. Goggins for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half).  Goggins is currently serving as major program manager, Ohio replacement, Program Executive Office for Submarines, Washington, District of Columbia.

Navy Capt. Jeffrey T. Jablon for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half).  Jablon is currently serving as special assistant, Plans, J5, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

Navy Capt. James E. Pitts for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half).  Pitts is currently serving as executive assistant to deputy chief of Naval Operations, Warfare Systems (N9), Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, District of Columbia.

Two Star – 17 March 2016

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) David M. Kriete has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral.  Kriete is currently serving as commander, Submarine Group Nine, Silverdale, Washington.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) William R. Merz has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral.  Merz is currently serving as commander, Submarine Group Seven; commander, Task Force Seven Four; and commander, Task Force Five Four, Yokosuka, Japan.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Stuart B. Munsch has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral.  Munsch is currently serving as senior military assistant to Deputy Secretary of Defense, Washington, District of Columbia.