May 18, 2018

President Donald J Trump Announces Intent to Nominate
Harry B Harris Jr of Florida, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
of the United States of America to the Republic of Korea

Admiral Harry B Harris, Jr, currently serves as the 24th commander of US Pacific Command. A highly decorated, combat proven Naval officer with extensive knowledge, leadership, and geopolitical expertise in the Indo-Pacific-region, Harry graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1978 and was designated a naval flight officer in 1979. He earned an MPA from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, an MA from Georgetown School of Foreign Service, and attended Oxford University. During his 40-year career, Harry served in every geographic combatant command region, and he has held seven command assignments, including the US Pacific Fleet, and VP-46. He and his wife, Bruni, live in Hawaii.

Harry keynoted ICAS Spring Symposium 2016 with "The Asia Pacific Theater and US National Security".

Thank you.