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Release No: 045-05
January 14, 2005

Flag Officer Assignments

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


Rear Adm. (select) James D. Kelly is being assigned as Deputy Chief of Naval Personnel/ Commander, Navy Personnel Command, Millington, Tenn. Kelly is currently Commander, Carrier Strike Group Five, Yokosuka, Japan.


Rear Adm. (lower half) Leendert R. Hering is being assigned as Commander, Navy Region Southwest, San Diego, Calif. Hering will retain his current duties as Commander, Navy Region Northwest, Silverdale, Wash.

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