Rear Adms. Michael Manazir and DeWolfe Miller will take up new roles within the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations.
Miller will serve as director of the air warfare division and succeed Manazir, who has been appointed as deputy chief of naval operations for warfare systems at the office of the CNO, the Defense Department said Thursday.
Manazir, the current director of the air warfare division at the office of the CNO, handles the development, programming and budgeting of the warfighting requirements, resources and manpower of the U.S. naval aviation branch.
He has commanded a number of fighting squadrons including the Tomcatters of Fighter Squadron 31, USS Sacramento, USS Nimitz and Carrier Strike Group 8.
The newly appointed deputy CNO for warfare systems has also received various personal and campaign awards such as the Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal and the Strike/Flight Air Medal.
Miller, who currently works as the deputy director at the office of the CNO for warfare systems, has also served in several command and operational tours.