Captain Metts was considered for selection to Flag rank and is awaiting the results of the FY11 Information Warfare Flag officer selection board with his eligible contemporaries, potentially the single most diverse group ever considered for Information Warfare Officer Flag at the same time.
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SR INITIAL ELIGIBLE - HAWS, G. J. 018363-00 01 DEC 06
JR INITIAL ELIGIBLE - DOLLAN, J. A. 018596-00 01 OCT 07
If selected, he will be the first Black Flag officer in the Information Warfare/cryptologic community. The board also had the opportunity to select the community's first female, its first PhD, and its first Japanese American Flag officer. Announcement of the selection results for that board are pending. Last year's results were announced in June. Standing by.