Department of Defense news release (April 28, 2004): flag officer announcements.
Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the president has made the following nominations:
Navy Capt. John J. Prendergast III has been nominated nom·i·nate
tr.v. nom·i·nat·ed, nom·i·nat·ing, nom·i·nates
1. To propose by name as a candidate, especially for election.
2. To designate or appoint to an office, responsibility, or honor. for appointment to the rank of rear admiral ADMIRAL, officer. In some countries is the commander in chief of the naval forces. This office does not exist in the United States. (lower half). Prendergast is currently serving as deputy commander for fleet logistics operations, Naval Supply Systems Command, Mechanicsburg, Pa.
Navy Capt. Wayne G. Shear shear: see strength of materials.
A straining action wherein applied forces produce a sliding or skewing type of deformation. has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half). Shear is currently serving as deputy commander, Naval Facilities Engineering The term "facilities engineering" evolved from "plant engineering" in the early 1990s as U.S. workplaces became more complex. Practitioners preferred this term because it more accurately reflected the multidisciplinary demands for specialized conditions in a wider variety of indoor Command, Washington, D.C.