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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 0085-08
February 01, 2008

Flag Officer Assignments

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead announced the following flag officer assignments:
 
Rear Adm. John T. Blake is being assigned as director, Office of Budget, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Financial Management and comptroller/director, fiscal management division, N82, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C. Blake is currently serving as commander, Carrier Strike Group Eleven, San Diego, Calif.
 
Rear Adm. Joseph A. Walsh is being assigned as deputy and chief of staff, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Walsh is currently serving as commander, submarine force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
 
Rear Adm. (lower half) William R. Burke is being assigned as director, Navy Quadrennial Defense Review, N8, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C. Burke is currently serving as director, assessment division, N81, Office of Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.
 
Rear Adm. (lower half) Joseph F. Campbell is being assigned as fleet maintenance officer, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Va. Campbell is currently serving as deputy director, fleet readiness division, N43B, Office of the Chief of Operations, Washington, D.C.
 
Rear Adm. (lower half) Michael J. Connor is being assigned as commander, Submarine Group Seven, Yokosuka, Japan. Connor is currently serving as director, operations division, Office of Budget, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Financial Management and comptroller/director, operations division, fiscal management division, N821, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.
 
Rear Adm. (lower half) Douglas J. McAneny is being assigned as commander, submarine force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. McAneny is currently serving as commander, Submarine Group Seven/commander, Task Force 54/74, Yokosuka, Japan.
 
Rear Adm. (lower half) William E. Shannon is being assigned as program executive officer for strike weapons and unmanned aviation, Patuxent River, Md. Shannon is currently serving as vice commander, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md.