President taps local Admiral to be nation's number two military officer

Admiral Grady is currently USFF Commander
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Posted at 12:29 PM, Nov 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-02 16:16:37-04

NORFOLK, Va. — President Biden has nominated the top admiral in the Hampton Roads region to be vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the number two military officer in the country.

Admiral Grady was also nominated for reappointment to the rank of Admiral.

He is currently commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command in Norfolk.

If his nomination is confirmed, Grady will succeed retiring General John Hyten as vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.