IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Flag Officer Assignments


Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John M. Richardson announced today the following assignments:

Navy Reserve Rear Adm. William M. Crane will be assigned as director, Fleet Design/Force Generation (FDFG), U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia. Crane is currently serving as commander, Naval Air Forces Reserve, San Diego, California.

Navy Reserve Rear Adm. Brian S. Pecha will be assigned as deputy chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Reserve Policy and Integration, with additional duties as fleet surgeon, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Falls Church, Virginia. Pecha is currently serving as fleet surgeon, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia.

Navy Reserve Rear Adm. (lower half) Joey B. Dodgen will be assigned as deputy commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, San Diego, California. Dodgen is currently serving as deputy commander, U.S. Seventh Fleet, Yokosuka, Japan.

Navy Reserve Rear Adm. (lower half) Shawn E. Duane will be assigned as deputy commander, Navy Installations Command, Washington, District of Columbia. Duane is currently serving as director, Maritime Partnership Program, U.S. Naval Forces Europe, U.S. Naval Forces Africa; and vice commander, U.S. Sixth Fleet, Naples, Italy.

Navy Reserve Rear Adm. (lower half) Scott D. Jones will be assigned as commander, Naval Air Force Reserve, San Diego, California. Jones is currently serving as deputy commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia.

Navy Reserve Rear Adm. (lower half) John B. Mustin will be assigned deputy commander, U.S. Second Fleet, with additional duties as deputy commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia. Mustin is currently serving as deputy commander, Naval Surface Force Pacific, San Diego, California; and Naval Surface Force Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia.

Navy Reserve Rear Adm. (lower half) Matthew P. O’Keefe will be assigned as deputy commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia. O’Keefe is currently serving as deputy commander, Navy Installations Command, Washington, District of Columbia.

Navy Reserve Rear Adm. (lower half) John A. Schommer will be assigned as deputy commander, U.S. Fourth Fleet, Mayport, Florida. Schommer is currently serving as deputy commander, Military Sealift Command, Washington, District of Columbia.

Navy Reserve Capt. Robert T. Clark, selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as deputy commander, Military Sealift Command, with additional duties as deputy commander, Military Sealift Command Representative, to deputy, J3, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. Clark is currently serving as deputy commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Reserve Component Command, Norfolk, Virginia.

Navy Reserve Capt. Ann H. Duff, selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as deputy, Military Personnel Plans and Policy (N13R), Washington, District of Columbia. Duff is currently serving as commanding officer, Navy Reserve, U.S. Fleet Forces Personnel Management Command, Norfolk, Virginia.

Navy Reserve Capt. Nancy S. Lacore, selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as director, Maritime Partnership Program, U.S. Naval Forces Europe/Africa/U.S. Sixth Fleet, with additional duties as vice commander, U.S. Sixth Fleet, Naples, Italy. Lacore is currently serving as commanding officer, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa.

Navy Reserve Capt. Theodore P. Leclair, selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as deputy commander, U.S. Seventh Fleet, Yokosuka, Japan. Leclair is currently serving as commanding officer, Navy Reserve commander, U.S. Seventh Fleet, Yokosuka, Japan.

Navy Reserve Capt. Mark J. Mouriski, selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as deputy commander, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland. Mouriski is currently serving as chief of staff, Naval Air Reserve Program Executive Office, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland.

Navy Reserve Capt. Eric C. Ruttenberg, selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as deputy, Program Executive Officer for Enterprise Information Systems, Washington, District of Columbia. Ruttenberg is currently serving as commanding officer, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Reserve Program, San Diego, California.