The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert announced today the following assignments:
Rear Adm. (lower half) Matthew J. Carter, will be assigned as commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Group, Norfolk, Va. Carter is currently serving as commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Fifth/Seventh Fleet, Atsugi, Japan.
Rear Adm. (lower half) William C. McQuilkin, will be assigned as director, Strategy and Policy Division, N51, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C. McQuilkin is currently serving as commander, Navy Region Korea/commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea/commander, Naval Component, U.S. Forces Korea, United Nations Command, Korea.
Capt. Ronald A. Boxall, who has been selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as deputy director, joint strategic planning, J5, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C. Boxall is currently serving as deputy director, Surface Warfare Division, N96B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.