Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Vern Clark announced the following flag officer assignments:
Rear Adm. George E. Mayer is being assigned as commander, Naval Safety Center, Norfolk, Va. Mayer is currently commander, Navy Region South/Chief of Naval Air Training, Corpus Christi, Texas.
Rear Adm. Kevin M. Quinn is being assigned as commander, Carrier Strike Group Three, Bremerton, Wash. Quinn is currently commander, Logistics Group, Western Pacific/Commander, Task Force 73/Commander, Task Force 712, Singapore.
Rear Adm. (selectee) Michael D. Hardee is being assigned as assistant commander for Aviation Depots, Air 6.0, Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIRSYSCOM), Patuxent River, Md. Hardee is currently air speed project officer, NAVAIRSYSCOM, Patuxent River, Md.
Rear Adm. (selectee) William E. Shannon is being assigned as assistant commander for acquisition, Air 1.0, NAVAIRSYSCOM/director, Naval Aviation Enterprise Human Capital Strategy, Patuxent River, Md. Shannon is currently deputy program executive officer, Air Anti-Submarine Warfare, Assault and Special Mission Programs, Patuxent River, Md.
Rear Adm. (selectee) Donald P. Quinn is being assigned as commander, Navy Region South/chief of naval air training, Corpus Christi, Texas. Quinn is currently director, aviation officer distribution, PERS 43, Navy Personnel Command, Millington, Tenn.