IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Flag Officer Assignments


Acting Secretary of the Navy Sean Stackley and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John M. Richardson announced today the following assignments:

Rear Adm. Colin G. Chinn will be assigned as joint staff surgeon, Joint Staff, Washington, District of Columbia. Chinn is currently serving as director, research and development, Defense Health Agency, Falls Church, Virginia.

Rear Adm. (lower half) Daryl L. Caudle, selected for promotion to rear admiral, will be assigned as commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Caudle is currently serving as director, plans and operations, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet; deputy commander, U.S. 6th Fleet; commander, Submarines, Allied Naval Forces South; and commander, Submarine Group Eight, Naples, Italy.

Rear Adm. (lower half) Scott D. Conn will be assigned as director, Air Warfare Division, N98, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, District of Columbia. Conn is currently serving as commander, Carrier Strike Group Four, Norfolk, Virginia.