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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 004-02
January 03, 2002

FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Vern Clark announced the following assignments:

Navy Rear Adm. (selectee) Curtis A. Kemp is being assigned as president, Board of Inspection and Survey. Kemp is currently serving as commander, Cruiser Destroyer Group Two.

Navy Rear Adm. (selectee) Joseph A. Sestak, Jr., is being assigned as commander, Cruiser Destroyer Group Two. Sestak is currently assigned as director, Naval Operations Group, N3/N5, OPNAV.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) David M. Crocker is being assigned as commander, Operational Test and Evaluation Force. Crocker is current assigned as assistant chief of staff for plans and policy, Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) (selectee) Christopher C. Ames is being assigned as director for plans and policy, J5, U.S. Transportation Command. Ames is currently assigned as commander, Amphibious Squadron Three.