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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 643-10
July 21, 2010

Flag Officer Assignments

            Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead announced today the following assignments:

            Capt. Kelvin N. Dixon, who has been selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as director, International Transition and Advisory Mission - Navy, Umm Qasr, Iraq.  Dixon is currently serving as deputy reserve commander, Navy Region Northwest, Silverdale, Wash.

            Capt. Jeffrey A. Harley, who has been selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as deputy director, plans and policy, J5B, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.  Harley is currently serving as director, White House Situation Room, Washington, D.C.

            Capt. Scott P. Moore, who has been selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as deputy director for special operations, J-37, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.  Moore is currently serving as director, combating terrorism, National Security Council, Washington, D.C.

            Rear Adm. Garland P. Wright will be assigned as deputy director, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Washington, D.C.  Wright is currently serving as deputy chief of Navy Reserve, N095, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.