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USS Greeneville (SSN 772) incident


Court of Inquiry Fact Sheet

U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs


PEARL HARBOR (March 4, 2001) -- The following fact sheet provides a list of individuals currently involved with the Court of Inquiry:

Convening Authority: Adm. Thomas B. Fargo, USN, Pacific Fleet Commander

Court of Inquiry Members: President - Vice Adm. John Nathman, USN, Commander Naval Air Forces United States Pacific Fleet.

Rear Adm. Paul F. Sullivan, USN, Director for Plans and Policy at the U.S. Strategic Command.

Rear Adm. David M. Stone, USN, Commander Cruiser Destroyer Group Five and Commander USS NIMITZ Battle Group.

Rear Adm. Isamu Ozawa, Japan Maritime Self Defense Force, Chief of Staff, Commandant Maizuru District, acting as an advisor and non-voting member to the Court of Inquiry.

Counsel for the Court: Capt. Bruce E. MacDonald, USN, Judge Advocate General Corps.

Assistant counsels for the court: Cmdr. Michael I. Quinn, USN, JAGC and Lt. Cmdr. Barry Harrison, USN, JAGC.

Parties to the Court: Cmdr. Scott D. Waddle, USN, former commanding officer USS Greeneville (SSN 772).

Lt. Cmdr. Gerald K. Pfeifer, USN, executive officer USS Greeneville

Lt. j.g. Michael J. Coen, USN, officer of the deck at the time of the incident.

Counsels for the Parties: Cmdr. Jennifer S. Herold, USN, JAGC; Lt. Cmdr. Kimberlie Young, USN, JAGC, assistant counsel; and Mr. Charles Gittins, civilian counsel for Waddle.

Lt. Cmdr. Timothy D. Stone, USN, JAGC and Lt. Daniel P. Shanahan, USN, JAGC for Pfeifer.

Lt. Cmdr. Brent Filbert, USN, JAGC and Lt. Marcus N. Fulton, USN, JAGC for Coen.

Technical Advisiors for the Parties: Cmdr. Mark D. Patton, USN, for Waddle, Cmdr. Japhet D. Woolston, USN, for Pfeifer, and Lt. Cmdr. William J. Breitfelder, USN, for Coen.


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