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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 428-06
May 11, 2006

Flag Officer Announcements

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

Rear Adm. (select) Joseph F. Kilkenny is being assigned as commander, Navy Recruiting Command, Millington, Tenn.  Kilkenny is currently serving as commander, Carrier Strike Group Ten, Norfolk, Va.

Rear Adm. (lower half) William E. Gortney is being assigned as commander, Carrier Strike Group Ten, Norfolk, Va.  Gortney is currently serving as director of Operations, Plans and Policy, N3/N5, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Va.

Rear Adm. (lower half) Joseph D. Kernan is being assigned as deputy commander, Naval Special Warfare Command, Coronado, Calif.  Kernan is currently serving as director of Operations, Center for Special Operations, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

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