Defense secretary taps Pacific Fleet’s Paparo to be top Navy officer

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has recommended to the president that Adm. Samuel Paparo, the commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, become the Navy’s 33rd chief of naval operations. NBC News first reported Monday that Paparo’s name was sent to the White House last week. Two defense officials with direct knowledge of the process, who requested anonymity to discuss the matter, confirmed the accuracy…
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