Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Vern Clark announced the following flag officer assignments:
Navy Rear Adm. Robert T. Conway Jr. is being assigned as commander, Task Force Warrior, Norfolk, Va. Conway is currently assigned as commander, Expeditionary Strike Group One, San Diego, Calif.
Navy Rear Adm. William V. Alford Jr. is being assigned as chief of staff, United States Pacific Command, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Alford is currently assigned as battle staff director, United States European Command, Stuttgart, Germany.
Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) Mark T. Emerson is being assigned as commander, Carrier Group One, North Island, Calif. Emerson is currently assigned as assistant deputy commandant for Aviation, Code AP, Headquarters U.S. Marine Corps.