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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1066-10
November 18, 2010

Flag Officer Announcements

                 Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead announced today the following assignments:

                 Rear Adm. Michael A. Brown will be assigned as director, cyber security coordination, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, D.C.  Brown is currently serving as assistant deputy director, Joint Interagency Cyber Task Force, Office of the Director of National Intelligence/deputy assistant secretary for cyber security and communications, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, D.C.

                 Rear Adm. (lower half) Paul B. Becker will be assigned as vice director for intelligence, J2, Joint Staff, Defense Intelligence Agency, Washington, D.C.  Becker is currently assigned as chief, CJ2, U.S. Forces - Afghanistan.

                 Rear Adm. Michael H. Anderson will be assigned as medical officer to the Marine Corps, Washington, D.C.  Anderson is currently serving as medical inspector general, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Washington, D.C.