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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 295-08
April 10, 2008

Flag Officer Assignments

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead announced the following flag officer assignments:

 

Rear Adm. (lower half) Townsend G. Alexander is being assigned as commander, Navy Region Southeast, Jacksonville, Fla.  Alexander is currently serving as commander, Navy Region Hawaii/commander, Naval Surface Group, MIDPAC, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

 

Rear Adm. (lower half) Raymond E. Berube is being assigned as commander, Naval Inventory Control Point Philadelphia/Mechanicsburg, Philadelphia, Pa.  Berube is currently serving as commander, Fleet and Industrial Supply Centers, San Diego, Calif.

 

Rear Adm. (lower half) William A. Brown is being assigned as commander, Fleet and Industrial Supply Centers, San Diego, Calif.  Brown is currently serving as director, Logistics/Fleet Supply Office, N41, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Va.

 

Rear Adm. (lower half) Wendi B. Carpenter is being assigned as commander, Navy Warfare Development Command, Norfolk, Va.  Carpenter is currently serving as area commander/deputy commander, Second Fleet, Norfolk, Va.

 

Rear Adm. (lower half) John N. Christenson is being assigned as commander, Carrier Strike Group Twelve, Norfolk, Va.  Christenson is currently serving as vice commander, Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command, Corpus Christi, Texas.

 

Rear Adm. Kenneth W. Deutsch is being assigned as deputy chief of staff for capabilities and resource integrations, N8, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Va.  Deutsch is currently serving as director, warfare integrations, N6F/N83, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

 

Rear Adm. (lower half) Kevin M. Donegan is being assigned as commander, Carrier Strike Group Five, Yokosuka, Japan.  Donegan is currently serving as director, Strategy and Policy Division, N51, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

 

Rear Adm. (lower half) Steven R. Eastburg is being assigned as vice commander, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md.  Eastburg is currently serving as commander, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division/assistant commander for research and engineering, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md.

 

Rear Adm. (lower half) Earl L. Gay is being assigned as deputy chairman, Armed Forces Inaugural Committee, Washington, D.C.  Gay is currently serving as commandant, Naval District Washington, Washington, D.C.

 

Rear Adm. (lower half) Janice M. Hamby is being assigned as director for Command Control Systems, J6, Headquarters North American Aerospace Defense Command/director, architectures and integration, J6, U.S. Northern Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.  Hamby is currently serving as director of global operations, N3, Naval Network Warfare Command, Washington, D.C.

 

Rear Adm. (lower half) Daniel P. Holloway is being assigned as director, Military Personnel Plans and Policy Division, N13, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.  Holloway is currently serving as commander, Carrier Strike Group Twelve, Norfolk, Va.

 

Rear Adm. Michael A. Lefever is being assigned as director, Fleet Readiness Division, N43, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.  Lefever is currently serving as director, Military Personnel Plans and Policy Division, N13, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

 

Rear Adm. (lower half) Arnold O. Lotring Jr. is being assigned as chief operating officer, Naval Education and Training Command, Norfolk, Va.  Lotring is currently serving as commander, Naval Service Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

 

Rear Adm. (lower half) Scott R. Van Buskirk is being assigned as assistant deputy Chief of Naval Operations for information, Plans, and Strategy, N3/N5B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.  Van Buskirk is currently serving as commander, Carrier Strike Group Nine, Everett, Wash.

 

 

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