Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead announced today the following assignments:
Rear Adm. (lower half) John E. Jolliffe will be assigned as deputy reserve commander, U.S. Naval Forces, U.S. Central Command, Bahrain. Jolliffe is currently serving as Joint Navy Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer, Navy Region Southwest, San Diego, Calif.
Rear Adm. (lower half) William F. Moran will be assigned as deputy director, Air Warfare Division, N88, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C. Moran is currently serving as commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Group, Norfolk, Va.
Rear Adm. John C. Orzalli will be assigned as vice commander, Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C. Orzalli is currently serving as fleet maintenance officer, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Va.