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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 602-06
June 26, 2006

Flag Officer Assignments

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

             Rear Adm. Steven L. Enewold is being assigned as vice commander, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md.  Enewold is currently serving as director for Joint Strike Fighter, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C.

 

            Rear Adm. Michael H. Miller is being assigned as director for Operations, Plans and Policy, N3/N5, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Va.  Miller is currently serving as commander, Carrier Strike Group Seven, North Island, Calif.

 

            Rear Adm. (lower half) Tony L. Cothron is being assigned as director of Naval Intelligence, N2, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.  Cothron is currently serving as deputy director, client relationships, Signals Intelligence Directorate, National Security Agency, Fort Meade, Md.

 

            Rear Adm. (lower half) Cecil E. Haney is being assigned as commander, Navy Region Northeast/commander, Submarine Group Two, Groton, Conn.  Haney is currently serving as deputy chief of staff for plans, policies and requirements, N5/N8, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

 

            Rear Adm. (lower half) John C. Orzalli is being assigned as commander, Mid Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center, Norfolk, Va.  Orzalli is currently serving as deputy director, fleet readiness division, N43B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

 

            Rear Adm. (lower half) Richard B. Wren is being assigned as commander, Carrier Strike Group Five, Yokosuka, Japan.  Wren is currently serving as director, Aviation Plans and Requirements Branch, N880, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

 

  

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            Rear Adm. (lower half)(selectee) Joseph F. Campbell is being assigned as deputy director, Fleet Readiness Division, N43B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.  Campbell is currently serving as commanding officer, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Va.

 

            Rear Adm. (lower half)(selectee) Steven R. Eastburg is being assigned as assistant commander for research and engineering, Air 4.0, Naval Air Systems Command/commander, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (AD00), Patuxent River, Md.  Eastburg is currently serving as deputy program executive officer air, antisubmarine warfare, Assault and Special Mission Programs, Patuxent River, Md.

 

            Rear Adm. (lower half)(selectee) Bruce E. Grooms is being assigned as deputy director, Submarine Warfare Division, N87B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.  Grooms is currently serving as commandant, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.

 

            Rear Adm. (lower half)(selectee) James C. Grunewald is being assigned as deputy director Air Warfare Division, N88B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.  Grunewald is currently serving as executive assistant to the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for resources, requirements and assessments, N8, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

 

            Rear Adm. (lower half)(selectee) Janice M. Hamby is being assigned as operations officer, N3, Naval Network Warfare Command, Norfolk, Va.  Hamby is currently serving as head, FORCEnet analysis, programming and integration, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

 

            Rear Adm. (lower half)(selectee) Mark A. Handley is being assigned as director, Ashore Readiness Division, N46, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations/director, Seabee Readiness Division, N46, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.  Handley is currently serving as commanding officer, Naval Facilities Mid-Atlantic, Norfolk, Va.

 

            Rear Adm. (lower half)(selectee) James P. McManamon is being assigned as deputy commander for warfare systems engineering, SEA-06, Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C.  McManamon is currently serving as special assistant to the Assistant secretary of the Navy for research development and acquisition, Office of the Secretary of the Navy, Washington, D.C.

 

            Rear Adm. (lower half)(selectee) Michael H. Mittelman is being assigned as deputy chief, Human Resources, M1, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Washington, D.C.  Mittelman is currently serving as deputy director, medical resources, plans and policy, N931, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

 

            Rear Adm. (lower half)(selectee) Christopher J. Mossey is being assigned as commander, Pacific Division, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.  Mossey is currently serving as chief of staff, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Washington, D.C.