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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: NR-241-14
May 08, 2014

Flag Officer Assignments

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

Rear Adm. Peter J. Fanta will be assigned as director, Surface Warfare Division, N96, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, District of Columbia. Fanta is currently serving as deputy director for resources and acquisition, J8, Joint Staff, Washington, District of Columbia.

Rear Adm. Vincent L. Griffith will be assigned as director, logistics operations, Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Griffith is currently serving as commander, Naval Supply Global Logistics Support, San Diego, California.

Rear Adm. (lower half) Sean S. Buck, selected for promotion to rear admiral, will be assigned as chief of staff, J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, District of Columbia. Buck is currently serving as director, 21st Century Sailor Office, N17, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Virginia.

Rear Adm. (lower half) John D. Alexander will be assigned as commander, Task Force SEVEN ZERO/commander, Carrier Strike Group FIVE, Yokosuka, Japan. Alexander is currently serving as assistant commander for career management, PERS-4, Navy Personnel Command, Millington, Tennessee.
  

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