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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 056-10
January 22, 2010

Flag Officer Assignments

                Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead announced today the following assignments:
 
                Rear Adm. Dan W. Davenport will be assigned as chief of staff, U.S. Joint Forces Command, Norfolk, Va. Davenport is currently serving as director for joint experimentation, J9, U.S. Joint Forces Command, Norfolk, Va.
 
                Rear Adm. (lower half) Robert P. Girrier will be assigned as commander, Carrier Strike Group Eleven, San Diego, Calif. Girrier is currently serving as vice commander, Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command, San Diego, Calif.
 
                Rear Adm. (lower half) Lothrop S. Little will be assigned as commander, Navy Reserve Forces Command, Norfolk, Va. Little is currently serving as deputy commander, Joint Task Force 134, Multi-National Force - Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq.
 
                Rear Adm. (lower half) Michael P. Tillotson will be assigned as commander, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, Norfolk, Va. Tillotson is currently serving as deputy director for operations - force protection, DJ3-FP, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.
 
                Rear Adm. (lower half) Robert P. Wright will be assigned as reserve deputy commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Va. Wright is currently serving as deputy commander, Second Fleet, Norfolk, Va.