Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead announced the following flag officer assignments:
Rear Adm. Michael A. Lefever is being assigned as chief, Office of Defense Representative - Pakistan, U.S. Central Command, Islamabad, Pakistan. 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. Richard B. Wren is being assigned as commander, Navy Region Japan/commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Japan/commander, Naval Component, U.S. Forces, Japan, Yokosuka, Japan. Wren is currently serving as commander, Carrier Strike Group Five, Yokosuka, Japan.