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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 477-13
June 28, 2013

Flag Officer Assignments

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

             Navy Rear Adm. Margaret D. Klein will be assigned as chief of staff, J5, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.  Klein is currently serving as chief of staff, U.S. Cyber Command, Fort George G. Meade, Md. 

             Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Joseph W. Kuzmick Jr., will be assigned as commander, Strike Force Training Pacific, San Diego, Calif.  Kuzmick is currently serving as director, operations and plans, N31, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

             Navy Capt. Christian D. Becker, who has been selected for the rank of rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as program executive officer for command, control, communications and intelligence, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, Calif.  Becker is currently serving as deputy program executive officer, Enterprise Information Systems, Washington, D.C.

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