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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 148-02
March 25, 2002

FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS

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

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) James J. Quinn is being assigned as director for operations, plans, policy, and training, N3/N5/N7, U.S. Atlantic Fleet. Quinn is currently assigned as commander, Carrier Group Two.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half)(selectee) James D. Kelly is being assigned as director, warfare programs and readiness, N8, U.S. Atlantic Fleet. Kelly is currently assigned as director for operations, plans, policy, and training, N3/N5/N7, U.S. Atlantic Fleet.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half)(selectee) Robert D. Reilly is being assigned as director, environmental protection, safety, and occupational health division, N45, chief of Naval Operations. Reilly is currently assigned as chief, Pacific Command Division, J33, Joint Staff.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) John C. Harvey, Jr. is being assigned as commander, Cruiser Destroyer Group Eight. Harvey is currently assigned as director, total force programming, manpower and information resource management, N12, chief of Naval Operations.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Michael P. Nowakowski is being assigned as commander, Amphibious Group Two. Nowakowski is currently assigned as director, shore activities readiness, N46, U.S. Atlantic Fleet.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half)(selectee) Paul S. Stanley is being assigned as deputy director, Submarine Warfare Division, N77B, chief of Naval Operations. Stanley is currently assigned as commander, Submarine Group Eight and commander, Allied Submarines, Mediterranean.