Submarine Flag Movements

Rear Adm. William R. Merz for appointment to the rank of vice admiral, and for assignment as deputy chief of naval operations for warfare systems, N9, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.  Merz is currently serving as director, Undersea Warfare Division, N97, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia. (14 Jul 17)

Rear Adm. (lower half) John W. Tammen, selected for promotion to rear admiral, will be assigned as director, Undersea Warfare Division, N97, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, District of Columbia.  Tammen is currently serving as commander, Submarine Group Nine, Silverdale, Washington.  (14 July 17)

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. (28 Jun 17)

Navy Rear Adm. Frederick J. Roegge, for appointment to the rank of vice admiral, and for assignment as president, National Defense University, Washington, District of Columbia. Roegge is currently serving as commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (27 Jun 17)

Rear Adm. (lower half) Andrew C. Lennon will be assigned as deputy chief of staff, Submarines, Allied Maritime Command, Northwood, UK.  Lennon is currently serving as reserve deputy commander, Naval Submarine Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Virginia. (16 Jun 17)

Navy Vice Adm. James G. Foggo III for appointment to the rank of admiral, and for assignment as commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe; commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa; and commander, Allied Joint Forces Command, Naples, Italy. Foggo is currently serving as director, Navy Staff, N09B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia. (13 Jun 17)

Capt. Michael D. Bernacchi Jr., selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as commander, Naval Service Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois.  Bernacchi is currently serving as special assistant to the Chief of Naval Personnel, Arlington, Virginia.  (26 May 17)

Capt. Carl A. Lahti, selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as director, Energy and Environmental Readiness Division, N45, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, District of Columbia.  Lahti is currently serving as chief of staff, Navy Installations Command, Washington, District of Columbia. (26 May 17)

Capt. Douglas G. Perry, selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as director, N3 joint and fleet operations, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia.  Perry is currently serving as chief of staff, U.S. Strategic Command Special Activities Atlantic/Submarine Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Virginia.  (26 May 17)

Capt. James P. Waters III, selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as director, Maritime Headquarters, N03, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.  Waters is currently serving as deputy executive director, Office of the Chief of Naval Personnel, Arlington, Virginia.   (26 May 17)

Rear Adm. (lower half) Randy B. Crites, selected for promotion to rear admiral, will be assigned as director, Assessment Division, N81, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, District of Columbia.  Crites is currently serving as commander, Submarine Group Ten, Kings Bay, Georgia.  (26 May 17)

Navy Rear Adm. Phillip G. Sawyer has been nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral, and for assignment as commander, Seventh Fleet, Yokosuka, Japan.  Sawyer is currently serving as deputy commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (17 May 17)

Rear Adm. (lower half) Peter J. Clarke will be assigned as director, Strategy, Capabilities, Policy and Logistics (TCJ5/4), U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.  Clarke most recently served as commander, Joint Task Force Guantanamo, U.S. Southern Command, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.  (4 May 17)

Capt. Blake L. Converse, selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as commander, Submarine Group Nine, Silverdale, Washington.  Converse is currently serving as director, N3 Joint and Fleet Operations, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia. (21 Apr 17)

Rear Adm. Stuart B. Munsch will be assigned as assistant deputy chief of naval operations for Operations, Plans, and Strategy, N3/N5B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, District of Columbia.  Munsch is currently serving as senior military assistant to the deputy secretary of defense, Washington, District of Columbia. (23 Jan 17)

Rear Adm. (lower half) Michael P. Holland will be assigned as commander, Submarine Group 10, Kings Bay, Georgia.  Holland is currently serving as director, Maritime Headquarters, N03, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (6 Jan 17)

Rear Adm. (lower half) Thomas E. Ishee will be assigned as director, plans and operations, U.S. Naval Forces Europe – 6th Fleet; deputy commander, 6th Fleet; commander Submarines, Allied Naval Forces South; and commander, Submarine Group 8, Naples, Italy.  Ishee is currently serving as deputy commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Global Strike, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. (6 Jan 17)

Rear Adm. (lower half) David J. Hahn will be assigned as chief of naval research, Arlington, Virginia.  Hahn is currently serving as special assistant to the deputy chief of naval operations for information warfare, Washington, District of Columbia. (5 Aug 16)

Rear Adm. (lower half) Jeffrey R. Trussler will be assigned as director, Future Plans, N3/N5, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, District of Columbia.  Trussler is currently serving as commander, Undersea Warfighting Development Center, Groton, Connecticut. (29 Jul 16)

Capt. David A. Goggins, selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as director, Ohio Replacement, Washington, District of Columbia.  Goggins is currently serving as major program manager, Ohio Replacement, Program Executive Office for Submarines, Washington, District of Columbia. (15 Jul 16)

Capt. Jeffrey T. Jablon, selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as deputy director, plans, J-5, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.  Jablon is currently serving as special assistant, plans, J-5, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. (15 Jul 16)

Capt. James E. Pitts, selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as commander, Undersea Warfighting Development Center, Groton, Connecticut.  Pitts is currently serving as executive assistant to the deputy chief of naval operations, Warfare Systems (N9), Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, District of Columbia. (15 Jul 16)

Navy Rear Adm. Charles A. Richard for appointment to the rank of vice admiral, and for assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.  Richard is currently serving as director, Undersea Warfare Division, N97, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia. (14 Jul 16)

Rear Adm. (lower half) David M. Kriete, selected for promotion to rear admiral upper half, will be assigned as director, Strategic Capabilities Policy, National Security Council, Washington, District of Columbia.  Kriete is currently serving as commander, Submarine Group NINE, Silverdale, Washington. (3 Jun 16)

Navy Rear Adm. Robert P. Burke for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as deputy chief of naval operations for manpower, personnel, training, and education, N1, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations; and chief of naval personnel, Arlington, Virginia. Burke is currently serving as director, Military Personnel Plans and Policy Division, N13, Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Virginia. (13 May 16)

Rear Adm. (lower half) Lorin C. Selby will be assigned as deputy commander, ship design, integration and engineering, SEA-05, Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia. Selby is currently serving as commander, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Washington, District of Columbia. (27 Apr 16)

Rear Adm. (lower half) Richard A. Correll will be assigned as commander, Submarine Group Seven; commander, Task Force Seven Four; and commander, Task Force Five Four, Yokosuka, Japan. Correll is currently serving as director, joint fleet operations, N3/N5, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia. (8 Mar 16)

Navy Rear Adm. David C. Johnson, nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as principal military deputy assistant secretary of the Navy (Research, Development, and Acquisition), Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.  Johnson is currently serving as program executive officer for Submarines, Washington Navy Yard, District of Columbia.

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.

Navy Vice Adm. James F. Caldwell Jr., for appointment to the rank of admiral and for assignment as director for Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, Department of the Navy, Department of Energy, Washington, District of Columbia. Caldwell is currently serving as director, Navy Staff, N09B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.

Rear Admiral (lower half) Peter J. Clarke will be assigned as commander, Joint Task Force Guantanamo, U.S. Southern Command, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Clarke is currently serving as deputy commander, Joint Interagency Task Force-South, U.S. Southern Command, Key West, Florida.

Rear Admiral (lower half) Michael E. Jabaley Jr., selected for promotion to rear admiral, will be assigned as program executive officer for submarines, Washington, District of Columbia. Jabaley is currently serving as commander, naval undersea warfare center, Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia.

Navy Rear Adm. Richard P. Breckenridge for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia. Breckenridge is currently serving as director, program integration; and senior national representative, N9I, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.

Navy Adm. John M. Richardson for reappointment to the rank of admiral and for assignment as chief of naval operations, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia. Richardson is currently serving as director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, Department of the Navy and Department of Energy, Washington, District of Columbia.

Capt. Moises Deltoro III, selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as commander, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Washington, District of Columbia. Deltoro is currently serving as major program manager, PMS-415, Program Executive Officer Submarines, Washington, District of Columbia.