Flag Officer Assignments 14 May

U.S. Department of Defense

The acting secretary of the Navy and chief of naval operations announced today the following assignments:

Rear Adm.

(lower half) Heidi K.

Berg will be assigned as director, plans and policy, J5, U.S.

Cyber Command, Fort Meade, Maryland.

Berg is currently serving as director, J2, U.S.

Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany.

Rear Adm.

(lower half) John A.

Watkins will be assigned as deputy director, command, control, communications and computer systems and information technology, J6, U.S.

Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.

Watkins is currently serving as deputy commander, Tenth Fleet, Fort Meade, Maryland.


Stephen G.

Mack, selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as deputy chief of staff, submarines, Maritime Command Headquarters Command; and commander, submarines, NATO, Northwood, United Kingdom.

Mack is currently serving as chief of staff, Submarine Force, U.S.

Atlantic Fleet; and chief of staff, U.S.

Strategic Command Special Activities Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia.

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