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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 073-11
January 27, 2011

Flag Officer Announcements

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

                 Rear Adm. Donald P. Quinn will be assigned as commander, Naval Education and Training Command, Pensacola, Fla.  Quinn is currently serving as commander, Navy Personnel Command, Millington, Tenn.

                 Rear Adm. (lower half) Margaret A. Rykowski will be assigned as deputy fleet surgeon, U.S. Fleet Forces Command/deputy director, Nurse Corps, Reserve Component, Norfolk, Va.  Rykowski is currently serving as fleet surgeon, Third Fleet, San Diego, Calif.

                 Rear Adm. (lower half) Troy M. Shoemaker will be assigned as commander, Carrier Strike Group Nine, Everett, Wash.  Shoemaker is currently serving as assistant commander, Navy Personnel Command for career management, PERS-4, Navy Personnel Command, Millington, Tenn.