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Release No: 359-06
April 26, 2006

Flag Officer Assignment

            Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Mullen announced the following flag officer assignment:


            Rear Adm. (lower half) Michael R. Groothousen is being assigned as commander, Standing Naval Maritime Group Two, Naples, Italy.  Groothousen is currently serving as assistant deputy commandant for Aviation, Code AP, Marine Corps, Washington, D.C.

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