U.S. Naval Forces Europe

Adm. Mark E. Ferguson III, USN, has been nominated for assignment as commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe/commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa, and commander, Allied Joint Forces Command, Naples, Italy.

Capt. Robert P. Burke, USN, has been selected for the rank of rear admiral and will be assigned as director, plans and operations, U.S. Naval Forces Europe/deputy commander, Sixth Fleet/commander submarines, Allied Naval Forces South/commander, Submarine Group Eight, Naples, Italy.