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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 694-10
August 04, 2010

Flag Officer Assignments

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

              Capt. Peter J. Fanta, who has been selected for rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as deputy director, Surface Warfare for Combat Systems, N86F, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.  Fanta is currently assigned as executive assistant and naval aide to the assistant secretary of the Navy (financial management and comptroller), Washington, D.C.

             Rear Adm. Bruce E. Grooms will be assigned as assistant deputy chief of naval operations for operations, plans, and strategy, N3/N5B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.  Grooms is currently serving as vice director, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

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