ARMY & NAVY: Promotions


When, last fortnight, President Coolidge reviewed the United States Fleet (see p. 7) Admiral Charles F. Hughes was its commander-in-chief. Should the President review the Fleet next summer, its admiral's flag will not be flown for Admiral Hughes. For Admiral Hughes was last week appointed Chief of Naval Operations. His appointment will take effect Nov. 14, when Admiral Edward W. Eberle, present Chief of Naval Operations, will become president of the General Board of the Navy. Rear Admiral Henry Ariosto Wiley will succeed Admiral Hughes as commander of the United States Fleet;...

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