Jul 20, 2016

Capt. Frank D. Whitworth III, selected for promotion to rear admiral

Capt. Frank D. Whitworth III, selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as director, J-2, U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany. Whitworth is currently serving as director, J-2, Joint Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

NIP Chairman Tony Cothron commented: “Trey was a shipmate aboard LaSalle with me at SIXTHFLT in 1998-99 and I have watched him ever since. He is exceptional!"

Sources tell the NIP Quarterly there could be another 1830-flag pick in the offing. Stay tuned!