Rear Adm. Russell E. Allen, USN, will be assigned as deputy commander, Seventh Fleet, Yokosuka, Japan.
U.S. Seventh Fleet
Rear Adm. Robert L. Thomas Jr., USN, has been appointed to the rank of vice admiral and assigned as commander, Seventh Fleet, Yokosuka, Japan.
Rear Adm. Jeffrey S. Jones, USN, has been assigned as commander, Expeditionary Strike Group Seven/commander, amphibious force, U.S. Seventh Fleet, Okinawa, Japan.