Adm. Bill Moran, vice chief of naval operations, arrives
at Buckley AFB, Colo., Jan. 9, 2019. Moran visited
Buckley AFB to strengthen base relations and to see how sailors impact
Buckley’s mission. Air Force photo by SrA. Alyssa Duprey.
President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated Navy
Adm. Bill Moran
to be the next Chief of Naval Operations.
Moran, currently the vice
chief of naval operations, would replace current CNO Adm. John
Richardson, who has led the Navy since September 2015.
“Adm. Moran is an
extraordinary leader who has been a stalwart partner and advisor,”
Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer said in a release. “I look forward
to working with him in the years ahead when he is confirmed.”
P-3 pilot and US Naval Academy graduate, previously served on the staff
of the chief of naval personnel and on the staffs of US Indo-Pacific
Command and the CNO.
Daily Report: Read the day's top news on the US Air Force, airpower, and national security issues.
Tweets by @AirForceMag