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Immediate Release

Flag Officer Assignments

Oct. 9, 2015

The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John M. Richardson announced today the following assignments:

 

Rear Adm. Mark L. Leavitt will be assigned as reserve deputy commander, Warfare Integration Division, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, N9I, Washington, District of Columbia. Leavitt is currently serving as commander, Naval Air Force Reserve; deputy commander, Naval Air Forces; and deputy commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, San Diego, California.    

 

Rear Adm. Luke M. McCollum will be assigned as reserve deputy commander, Naval Surface Force, San Diego, California. McCollum is currently serving as reserve deputy commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Central Command, Fifth Fleet, Bahrain.

 

Rear Adm. (lower half) Russell E. Allen will be assigned as deputy commander, U.S. Third Fleet, San Diego, California. Allen is currently serving as commander, Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command, San Diego, California.  

 

Rear Adm. (lower half) Alan D. Beal will be assigned as deputy commander, Navy Recruiting Command, Millington, Tennessee. Beal is currently serving as commanding officer, Maritime and Air Operations Headquarters, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia.  

 

Rear Adm. (lower half) William M. Crane will be assigned as commander, Naval Air Force Reserve; deputy commander, Naval Air Forces; and deputy commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, San Diego, California. Crane is currently serving as deputy commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia.   

 

Rear Adm. (lower half) Robert L. Greene will be assigned as deputy commander, U.S. Fourth Fleet, Mayport, Florida. Greene is currently serving as deputy for operations and battle staff director, U.S. European Command, Stuttgart, Germany.

 

Rear Adm. (lower half) Thomas W. Marotta will be assigned as reserve deputy commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Central Command, Fifth Fleet, Bahrain. Marotta is currently serving as deputy commander, Navy Recruiting Command, Millington, Tennessee.