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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 822-05
August 10, 2005

Flag Officer Assignments

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Mullen announced the following flag officer assignments:

 

Rear Adm. Andrew M. Singer is being assigned as director for intelligence, J2, U.S. Pacific Command, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Singer is currently serving as director, information operations, N39, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations/commander, Naval Security Group Command, Washington, D.C.

 

Rear Adm. Melvin G. Williams Jr. is being assigned as director, global operations, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt AFB, Neb. Williams is currently deputy commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space and Global Strike, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt AFB, Neb.

 

Rear Adm. (lower half) (selectee) James A. Symonds is being assigned as director, Environmental Protection, Safety and Occupational Health Division, N45, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C. Symonds is currently serving as commanding officer, USS Ronald Reagan, San Diego, Calif.

 

Rear Adm. (lower half) (selectee) Mark S. Boensel is being assigned as commander, Navy Region Southeast, Jacksonville, Fla. Boensel is currently serving as director, Environmental Protection, Safety and Occupational Health Division, N45, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Va.

 

Rear Adm. (lower half)(selectee) David L. Philman is being assigned as deputy commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space and Global Strike, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt, Neb. Philman is currently serving as head, Appropriations Matters Office, ASN(FM&C), Washington, D.C.

 

Rear Adm. (lower half) (selectee) Philip H. Cullom is being assigned as director, Deep Blue, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C. Cullom is currently Chief of Staff to the Commander, Second Fleet, Norfolk, Va.