Sunday, April 24, 2005
The President said he was nominating Admiral Edmund P. Giambastiani, Jr., United States Navy, to be Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Admiral Giambastiani currently serves as Commander, United States Joint Forces Command and Supreme Allied Commander Transformation. He previously served as Senior Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense. Prior to that, he was Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Resources, Warfare Requirements, and Assessments. Earlier in his career, Admiral Giambastiani was Commander, Submarine Force, United States Atlantic Fleet. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy with leadership distinction in 1970. Early sea assignments included USS Puffer, USS Francis Scott Key, and Commanding Officer of the USS Richard B. Russell.
Admiral Edmund P. Giambastiani, Jr.