The secretary of the Navy and chief of naval operations announced today the following assignments:
Rear Adm. Grafton D. Chase Jr. will be assigned as commander, Defense Logistics Agency – Distribution, New Cumberland, Pennsylvania. Chase is currently assigned as director, Joint Reserve Forces, J9, Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
Capt. Michael L. Baker, selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as senior defense official/defense attaché – India, New Delhi, India. Baker is currently serving as International Affairs Branch head, N5, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.