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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 905-12
November 15, 2012

Flag Officer Assignments

            Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert announced today the following assignments: 

            Navy Rear Adm. Samuel J. Cox, will be assigned director, National Maritime Intelligence Center, Washington, D.C. and commander, Office of Naval Intelligence, Suitland, Md.  Cox previously served as director of intelligence, J2, U.S. Cyber Command, Fort George G. Meade, Md. 

            Capt. Robert V. Hoppa, who has been selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as deputy director of operations, J3, U.S. Cyber Command, Fort George G. Meade, Md.  Hoppa is currently serving as director, National Maritime Intelligence Center, Washington, D.C. 

            Correction: Nov. 16, 2012 -- The Office of Naval Intelligence is located in Suitland, Md.

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