Flag Officer Assignment

Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson have announced the following assignment:

Rear Adm. (lower half) Stephen T. Koehler, selected for promotion to rear admiral, will be assigned as director of operations, J3, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii.  Koehler is currently serving as commander, Carrier Strike Group 9, San Diego, California.