U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Lisa Franchetti, chief of staff at the Joint Staff’s J-5 directorate, has been nominated to serve as commander of the Sixth Fleet, Task Force Six and Striking and Support Forces NATO.
The Defense Department said Tuesday Franchetti was also nominated as deputy commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe and U.S. Naval Forces Africa as well as Joint Force Maritime Component commander in Europe.
She completed at-sea assignments aboard USS Shenandoah, USS Monongahela, USS Moosbrugger, Destroyer Squadron 2, USS Stout and the USS George Washington Strike Group.
Franchetti also held various ashore assignments with the Naval Reserve Center Central Point in Oregon, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, U.S. Naval Academy, Joint Staff J-7, Navy staff and U.S. Navy Forces Korea.
The 32-year Navy veteran also commanded USS Ross and embarked onboard USS John C. Stennis, USS George Washington, USS Theodore Roosevelt, USNS Mercy, Carrier Strike Group 9 and CSG-15.