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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 070-09
January 30, 2009

Flag Officer Assignments

 
Rear Adm. (lower half) Thomas H. Copeman III is being assigned as commander, Joint Task Force Guantanamo, U.S. Southern Command, Guantanamo, Cuba. Copeman is currently serving as deputy chief of staff for operations, training and readiness, N3/N7, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
 
Rear Adm. (lower half) Earl L. Gay is being assigned as commander, Expeditionary Strike Group Three, San Diego, Calif. Gay is currently serving as deputy chairman, Armed Forces Inaugural Committee, Washington, D.C.
 
Rear Adm. Ann D. Gilbride has been appointed the first director of the National Maritime Intelligence Center, Washington, D.C. Gilbride was most recently assigned as the associate director of Naval Intelligence for Reserve Affairs, N2R, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.
 
Rear Adm. Jeffrey A. Lemmons has been assigned as director for International Engagement, N52, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C. Lemmons was most recently assigned as the reserve assistant deputy chief of Naval Operations for integration of capabilities and resources, N8R, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.
 
Rear Adm. Gregory Timberlake has been assigned as director, Interagency Program Office, Department of Defense/Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C. Timberlake was most recently assigned as command surgeon, U.S. Joint Forces Command, Norfolk, Va.