Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead announced today the following assignment:
Rear Adm. John R. Hines, Jr. is being assigned as deputy chief of staff for operations, Allied Air Component Command Headquarters, Izmir, Turkey. Hines is currently serving as deputy commander, Third Fleet, San Diego, Calif.
Rear Adm. Michael J. Lyden is being assigned as commander, Naval Supply Systems Command/chief of Supply Corps, Mechanicsburg, Pa. Lyden is currently serving as director, Supply, Ordnance and Logistics Operations Division, N41, Officer of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.
Rear Adm. (lower half) Lothrop S. Little is being assigned as deputy commander, Task Force 134, Multi-National Force-Iraq. Little is currently serving as commander, Navy Reserve Forces Command, New Orleans, La.