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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 482-03
July 03, 2003

Flag Officer Announcements

VICE ADMIRAL

 

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the president has made the following nominations:

 

Navy Vice Adm. James C. Dawson, Jr., for reappointment to the rank of vice admiral and assignment as deputy chief of naval operations for resources, requirements and assessments, N8, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  Dawson is currently serving as commander, Second Fleet, and commander, Striking Fleet Atlantic, Norfolk, Va.

 

Navy Rear Adm. Gary Roughead for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and assignment as commander, Second Fleet, and commander, Striking Fleet Atlantic, in Norfolk, Va.  Roughead is currently serving as chief of legislative affairs, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

 

REAR ADMIRAL

 

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

 

Navy Rear Adm. (selectee) Barry M. Costello is being assigned as chief of legislative affairs, Arlington, Va.  Costello is currently serving as commander, Cruiser Destroyer Group One, San Diego, Calif.

 

Navy Rear Adm. (selectee) Mark J. Edwards is being assigned as director, Surface Warfare Division, N76, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Va.  Edwards is currently serving as deputy director, Surface Warfare Division, N76B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Va.

 

Navy Rear Adm. (selectee) John D. Stufflebeem is being assigned as director, Programming Division, N80, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington Va.  Stufflebeem is currently serving as commander, Carrier Group Two, Norfolk, Va. 

 

Navy Rear Adm. (selectee) Garald L. Talbot, Jr., is being assigned as director, Military Personnel Plans and Policy Division, N13, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Va.  Talbot is currently serving as commander, Submarine Group Ten, Kings Bay, Ga.

 

REAR ADMIRAL (LOWER HALF)

 

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

 

            Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Jeffrey B. Cassias is being assigned as commander, Submarine Group Ten, Kings Bay, Ga.  Cassias is currently serving as commander, Logistics Group, Western Pacific; commander, Task Force 73; and commander, Task Force 712, Singapore.

 

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Jan C. Gaudio is being assigned as commandant, Naval District Washington, Washington, D.C.  Gaudio is currently serving as deputy chief of staff, Shore Base Management, N46, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Va.

 

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) (selectee) John M. Bird is being assigned as director, J3, U.S. Joint Forces Command, Norfolk, Va.  Bird is currently serving as Central, South and Southeast Asia division chief, Joint Staff, Arlington, Va.

 

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) (selectee) John T. Blake is being assigned as director, Operations Division, Fiscal Management Division, N821, Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Va.  Blake is currently serving as head, Program Plans and Development Branch, N801, Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Va. 

 

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) (selectee) Elizabeth A. Hight is being assigned as director, Fleet and Allied Requirements Division, N60, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Va.  Hight is currently serving as deputy for resources and requirements, N61, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Va.

 

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) (selectee) Mark W. Kenny is being assigned as deputy director, Submarine Warfare Division, N77B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Va.  Kenny is currently serving as executive assistant to the Director, Force Structure, Resources and Assessment, J8, Joint Staff, Arlington, Va.  

 

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) (selectee) William A. Kowba is being assigned as commander, Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, San Diego, Calif.  Kowba is currently serving as Chief of Naval Operations Strategic Studies Group Fellow, Newport, R.I.

 

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) (selectee) Douglas L. McClain is being assigned as deputy chief of staff for operations, plans, policy and training, N3/N5/N7, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.  McClain is currently serving as chief, Policy Division, J5, Joint Staff, Arlington, Va.

 

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) (selectee) James A. Winnefeld, Jr., is being assigned as director, Warfare Programs and Readiness, N8, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Va.  Winnefeld is currently serving as executive assistant, Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Va.

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