Flag Officer Assignments

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

Rear Adm. Dietrich H. Kuhlmann III will be assigned as deputy assistant secretary of the Navy for budget (FMB); and director, Fiscal Management Division, N82, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, District of Columbia. Kuhlmann is currently serving as deputy director for resources and acquisition, J8, Joint Staff, Washington, District of Columbia.

Capt. Cedric E. Pringle, selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as deputy commander, Joint Interagency Task Force - South, U.S. Southern Command, Key West, Florida. Pringle is currently serving as director, Navy Senate Liaison, Office of Legislative Affairs, Washington, District of Columbia.