DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NEWS RELEASE, PRESS OPERATIONS (MARCH 18, 2016)
The Secretary of the Navy and Chief of Naval Operations announced today the following assignments:
- Rear Adm. (lower half) Paul J. Verrastro, selected for promotion to rear admiral, will be assigned as director of logistics, J-4, United States European Command, Stuttgart, Germany. Verrastro is currently serving as commander, Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- Rear Adm. (lower half) Ross A. Myers will be assigned as commander, Carrier Strike Group Fifteen, North Island, California. Myers is currently serving as deputy director for nuclear, homeland defense and current operations, J-33, Joint Staff, Washington, District of Columbia.
- Rear Adm. (lower half) Charles F. Williams will be assigned as commander, Task Force Seven Zero/commander, Carrier Strike Group Five, Yokosuka, Japan. Williams is currently serving as commander, Logistics Group, Western Pacific/commander, Task Force Seven Three/commander, Navy Region, Singapore.