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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 836-03
November 10, 2003

Flag Officer Assignment

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

 

            Navy Rear Adm. (selectee) Robert E. Cowley III is being assigned as commander, Navy Exchange Service Command, Norfolk, Va.  Cowley is currently serving as deputy for acquisition and business management, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (RD&A), Washington, D.C.

 

            Navy Rear Adm. (selectee) Robert L. Phillips is being assigned as deputy director, Ashore Readiness Division, N46A, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.  Phillips is currently serving as vice commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Washington, D.C.