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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 124-08
February 14, 2008

Flag Officer Assignments

            Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead announced the following flag officer assignments:
 
            Rear Adm. Carol M. Pottenger is being assigned as commander, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, Norfolk, Va. Pottenger is currently serving as commander, Expeditionary Strike Group Seven / commander, Amphibious Force U.S. Seventh Fleet, Okinawa, Japan.
 
            Rear Adm. Mark A. Vance is being assigned as commander, Carrier Strike Group Three, Bremerton, Wash. Vance is currently serving as director, Assessment Division, N81D, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.
 
            Capt. Richard B. Landolt who has been selected to be promoted to rear admiral (lower half) is being assigned as commander, Expeditionary Strike Group Seven / commander, Amphibious Force U.S. Seventh Fleet, Okinawa, Japan. Landolt is currently serving as deputy director, expeditionary warfare, N85B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.