The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert announced the following assignments:
Rear Adm. John N. Christenson will be assigned as chief of staff, U.S. European Command, Stuttgart, Germany. Christenson is currently serving as deputy U.S. military representative to NATO Military Committee, Brussels, Belgium.
Rear Adm. (lower half) David F. Steindl will be assigned as commander, Navy Personnel Command/deputy chief of naval personnel, Millington, Tenn. Steindl is currently serving as commander, Carrier Strike Group One, San Diego, Calif.
Rear Adm. (lower half) Alma M. Grocki will be assigned as deputy chief of staff for fleet maintenance, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Grocki is currently serving as Navy Reserve deputy chief of staff for fleet maintenance, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.