The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Jonathan W. Greenert announced today the following assignments:
Rear Admiral (lower half) David F. Baucom, who has been selected for promotion to rear admiral, will be assigned as director, strategy, policy, programs, and logistics, TCJ5/4, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Baucom is currently serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa.
Capt. Alexander L. Krongard, who has been selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as deputy commander, Joint Task Force, Horn of Africa, Djibouti, Africa. Krongard is currently serving as director, counter terrorism, National Security Council, Washington, D.C.