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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 805-10
September 07, 2010

Flag Officer Assignments

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

               Rear Adm. David H. Buss will be assigned as director, Naval Warfare Integration Group, N00X, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.  Buss is currently assigned as commander, Carrier Strike Group Twelve, Norfolk, Va.

               Rear Adm. (lower half) Bruce A. Doll will be assigned as medical advisor to supreme allied commander transformation/command surgeon, U.S. Joint Forces Command, Norfolk, Va.  Doll is currently serving as deputy commander, Navy Medicine East/deputy chief, Navy Dental Corps, Portsmouth, Va.

              Rear Adm. (lower half) Joseph W. Rixey will be assigned as director, Navy International Programs Office, Office of the Secretary of the Navy, Washington, D.C.  Rixey is currently serving as the vice commander, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, Washington, D.C.

               Rear Adm. (lower half) David G. Simpson will be assigned as corporate director, N2/N6C, Office to the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.  Simpson is currently serving as director, CJ6, U.S. Forces - Iraq.