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Immediate Release

Flag Officer Assignments

Sept. 14, 2016

 Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John M. Richardson announced today the following assignment:
 
Rear Adm. (upper half) Patrick A. Piercey will be assigned as commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Virginia.  Piercey is currently serving as director, Maritime Operations (DMOC/N04), U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.