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Immediate Release

Flag Officer Assignment

Aug. 25, 2015


The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert announced today the following assignment:

Capt. William W. Wheeler III, selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as deputy commander, Joint Task Force, Horn of Africa, Djibouti, Africa.  Wheeler is currently serving as executive assistant to commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Europe/commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Africa/commander, Joint Allied Forces Command, Naples, Italy.