The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert announced today the following assignments:
Rear Adm. (lower half) Troy M. Shoemaker, who has been selected for the rank of rear admiral, will be assigned as chief of naval air training, Corpus Christi, Texas. Shoemaker is currently serving as commander, Carrier Strike Group Nine, Everett, Wash.
Capt. Lawrence B. Jackson, who has been selected for the rank of rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as deputy commander, Military Sealift Command, Washington, DC. Jackson previously served as commander, Military Sealift Fleet Support Command, Norfolk, Va.