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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 915-06
September 18, 2006

Flag Officer Assignments

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Mullen announced the following flag officer assignments:
 
Rear Adm. (selectee) Peter J. Williams is being assigned as program executive officer for tactical aircraft programs, Patuxent River, Md. Williams is currently serving as assistant commander for logistics, Air-3.0, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. 
 
Rear Adm. (lower half) Mark I. Fox is being assigned as deputy to the deputy chief of staff for political, military and economic business, Multi-National Forces Iraq. Fox is currently serving as deputy assistant to the president and director, White House Military Office, Washington, D.C.
 
Rear Adm. (lower half) William E. Shannon III is being assigned as assistant commander for logistics, Air-3.0, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. Shannon is currently serving as assistant commander for acquisition and operations, Air-1.0, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md.
 
Rear Adm. (lower half)(selectee) Kenneth E. Floyd is being assigned as director, Aviation plans and Requirements Branch, N880, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C. Floyd is currently serving as chief of staff to the commander, Naval Air Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet, San Diego, Calif.