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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: NR-251-14
May 16, 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. (lower half) Brian B. Brown, selected for promotion to rear admiral, will be assigned as deputy commander, Joint Functional Component Command Space, U.S. Strategic Command, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Brown is currently serving as commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, Stennis Space Center, Mississippi.

Rear Adm. (lower half) Richard P. Snyder, selected for promotion to rear admiral, will be assigned as director, 21st Century Sailor Office, N17, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, District of Columbia. Snyder is currently serving as commander, Expeditionary Strike Group Two, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Rear Adm. (lower half) Scott A. Stearney, selected for promotion to rear admiral, will be assigned as commander, Navy Warfare Development Command, Norfolk, Virginia. Stearney is currently serving as commander, Carrier Strike Group Four, Norfolk, Virginia.

Rear Adm. (lower half) Louis V. Cariello will be assigned as commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia. Cariello is currently serving as deputy commander, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command/deputy commander, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command Pacific, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Rear Adm. (lower half) James R. McNeal will be assigned as commander, Naval Supply Global Logistics Support, San Diego, California. McNeal is currently serving as deputy commander, Global Logistics Support Command, San Diego, California.

Rear Adm. (lower half) Cynthia M. Thebaud will be assigned as commander, Expeditionary Strike Group Two, Virginia Beach, Virginia. Thebaud is currently serving as commander, Logistics Group, Western Pacific/Commander, Task Force 73/Commander, Navy Region Singapore.
  

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