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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 598-07
May 16, 2007

Flag Officer Assignments

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Mullen announced the following flag officer assignments:
 
Rear Adm. Allen G. Myers IV is being assigned as director, Air Warfare Division, N88, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C. Myers is currently serving as commander, Carrier Strike Group Eight, Norfolk, Va.
 
Rear Adm. (selectee) Michael C. Vitale is being assigned as commander, Navy Region Southeast, Jacksonville, Fla. Vitale is currently serving as commander, Carrier Strike Group Two, Norfolk, Va.
 
Rear Adm. (lower half) Kenneth E. Floyd is being assigned as deputy director, Air Warfare Division, N88B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C. Floyd is currently serving as director, aviation plans and requirements branch, N880, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.
 
Rear Adm. (lower half) Michael S. O’Bryan is being assigned as commander, Carrier Strike Group Three, Bremerton, Wash. O’Bryan is currently serving as director, Standing Joint Forces Headquarters, U.S. Joint Forces Command, Norfolk, Va.
 
Rear Adm. (lower half) Frank C. Pandolfe is being assigned as commander, Carrier, Strike Group Two, Norfolk, Va. Pandolfe is currently serving as deputy director, strategy and policy, J5, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.
 
Rear Adm. (lower half) James A. Symonds is being assigned as commander, Navy Region Northwest, Bremerton, Wash. Symonds is currently serving as director, Environmental Readiness Division, N45, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.