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April 16, 1987
In a slap at former Navy Secretary John F. Lehman Jr., the Pentagon approved the recommendations of a Navy board promoting almost 300 commanders to the rank of captain, reversing Lehman's Feb. 19 decision to throw out the promotions because he claimed they were unfairly distributed. Lehman's successor, James H. Webb, said he agreed with a study by the Pentagon inspector general that Lehman had "exceeded his authority" when he rejected the promotions and dissolved the promotion board.
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April 16, 1987
In a slap at former Navy Secretary John F. Lehman Jr., the Pentagon approved the recommendations of a Navy board promoting almost 300 commanders to the rank of captain, reversing Lehman's Feb. 19 decision to throw out the promotions because he claimed they were unfairly distributed. Lehman's successor, James H. Webb, said he agreed with a study by the Pentagon inspector general that Lehman had "exceeded his authority" when he rejected the promotions and dissolved the promotion board.
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April 13, 1985 | Associated Press
Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. has left Washington for a weeklong trip to Israel and Iceland, the Pentagon announced Friday. Lehman will visit several Israeli facilities and consult with top military leaders.
NEWS
January 30, 1987 | Associated Press
Richard B. Levine, a former staff official with the National Security Council, will oversee technology transfers and arms-sales programs for the Navy in a new position, Navy Secretary John F. Lehman Jr. said Thursday.
NEWS
August 30, 1985 | United Press International
The home port of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Nimitz, with a battle support group of up to 15 warships, will be moved from Norfolk, Va., to Everett, Wash., by 1991, Navy Secretary John F. Lehman Jr. announced Thursday. Construction of the home port site is expected to begin next year, contingent on congressional authorization and appropriations, Lehman said.
NEWS
April 18, 1985
The United States and Israel have agreed on joint production of submarines, patrol boats and a new sea-to-sea missile, U.S. Navy Secretary John F. Lehman said in Jerusalem. After meeting with Prime Minister Shimon Peres, Lehman told reporters that the joint program will produce new diesel-powered submarines for the Israeli navy, but he did not specify where they will be built.
NEWS
August 26, 1986
The Navy will meet a growing Soviet presence in the North Pacific with a "major shift" in operations, involving use of more ships and sailors in the area, said Navy Secretary John F. Lehman Jr. Lehman said San Francisco Bay and Seattle's Puget Sound will become increasingly important ports and that Alaskan waters will become a staging area for naval exercises, in a speech to the Commonwealth North organization in Anchorage.
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March 15, 1985 | Associated Press
Navy Secretary John F. Lehman Jr. made it official Thursday that Staten Island, N.Y., will be the home port for the battleship Iowa and its escort vessels. The decision has been pending since 1983, when the Navy tentatively selected Staten Island. The final decision came after an environmental statement concluded that the base would have no negative impact on the area.
BUSINESS
February 9, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Litton Industries to Buy Sperry Marine: Litton, a Woodland Hills-based defense electronics concern, said it agreed to acquire the company in a transaction valued at $160 million. Sperry Marine, located in Charlottesville, Va., makes electronic navigation and guidance systems for ships and planes; it had 1995 sales of about $145 million. Litton said it will issue about 2 million shares of its stock to Sperry Marine's owner--an investor group led by former Navy Secretary John F.
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