Flag Officer Assignments
The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John M. Richardson announced today the following assignments:
Rear Adm. (lower half) Babette Bolivar will be assigned as Commander, Navy Region Southeast, Jacksonville, Florida. Bolivar is currently serving as U.S. Pacific Command Representative, Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Palau; commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Marianas; and commander, Joint Region Marianas, Guam.
Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield will relieve Bolivar during a change of command ceremony scheduled for January. Finalized date, time and location information will be sent via a Joint Region Marianas press release.