Peter Joseph Fanta is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Matters. He is a retired Rear Admiral of the United States Navy. His final active duty assignment was as director of Warfare Integration. He previously served as Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group Five.
Fanta graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1983. He has served aboard the USS Rushmore (LSD-47), USS Falcon (MHC-59), USS John Paul Jones (DDG-53), USS Pegasus (PHM-1) and the USS Coontz (DDG-40). Other assignments have included serving as an executive assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller).
Awards and Honors
Awards he has received include the:
- Legion of Merit (4)
- Defense Superior Service Medal (2)
- Meritorious Service Medal (2)
- Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (3)
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