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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 367-01
August 08, 2001

FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Vern Clark announced today the following assignments:

Navy Rear Adm. Christopher W. Cole, is being assigned as director, Shore Installation Management Division, N46, OPNAV, Washington, D.C. Cole is currently serving as commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, Norfolk, Va.

Navy Rear Adm. (select) David Architzel, is being assigned as commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, Norfolk, Va. Architzel is currently serving as commander, Naval Safety Center, Norfolk, Va., and will continue in this position as additional duty.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Lindell G. Rutherford, is being assigned as commander, Carrier Group FOUR/commander, Carrier Striking Force. Rutherford is currently serving as director for Operations, Plans, Policy and Training, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Va.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) (select) James D. Kelly, is being assigned as director for Operations, Plans, Policy and Training, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Va. Kelly is currently serving as special assistant to commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, San Diego, Calif.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) (select) Joseph Maguire is being assigned as chief of staff, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill AFB, Fla. Maguire is currently serving as deputy commander, Naval Special Warfare Command, Coronado, Calif.