Latest "vice chief of naval operations" stories
If confirmed, Franchetti would become the second woman to serve as the Navy's second highest ranking officer.
Amid a string of JAG scandals, Adm. Bob Burke revealed concerns retired CNO Adm. John Richardson harbored after asking the Navy's attorneys "to go look hard at yourselves and what you need to do to address these issues."
By Navy Times staff
The change of office ceremony took place just moments after the 31st Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. John Richardson, pinned a fourth star on Burke.
By Mark D. Faram