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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 533-04
June 02, 2004

Flag Officer Assignments

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

Navy Rear Adm. (selectee) David A. Gove is being assigned as commander, Submarine Group Seven, Yokosuka, Japan. Gove is currently assigned as deputy director for Global Operations, J3, Joint Staff, Arlington, Va.

Navy Rear Adm. (selectee) John J. Donnelly is being assigned as deputy and chief of staff, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Donnelly is currently assigned as commander, Submarine Group Seven, Yokosuka, Japan.

Navy Rear Adm. (selectee) Jacob L. Shuford is being assigned as president, Naval War College, Newport, R.I. Shuford is currently assigned as commander, Cruiser Destroyer Group Three, Everett, Wash.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) John T. Blake is being assigned as deputy director for Resources and Requirements, J8, Joint Staff, Arlington, Va. Blake is currently assigned as director, Operations Division, Office of Budget, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Financial Management and Comptroller/ director, Operations Division, Fiscal Management Division, N821, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Va.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Peter H. Daly is being assigned as commander, Cruiser Destroyer Group Five, San Diego, Calif. Daly is currently assigned as deputy director for Resources and Requirements, J8, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Mark D. Harnitchek is being assigned as vice director for Logistics, J4, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C. Harnitchek is currently assigned as commander, Navy Inventory Control Point Philadelphia/Mechanichsburg, Pa.