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Force Master Chief James Herdel Named CENTCOM Leader

James Herdel, force master chief of Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, has been assigned to serve as the U.S. Central Command's senior enlisted leader. He succeeds Command Sgt. Maj. William Thetford of the U.S. Army, and will perform the duties from MacDill Air Force Base in Florida, the Department of Defense said Friday

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Rear Adm. Roy Kitchener Takes Command of Haiti Relief Operations Task Force

Rear Adm. Roy Kitchener, Expeditionary Strike Group 2 commander, has taken command of a task force that supports the U.S. Agency for International Development‘s relief operations in Haiti in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. The U.S. Navy said Monday Joint Task Force-Matthew is comprised of amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima, the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Seabees from …

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Vice Adm. Luke McCollum Takes Navy Reserve Chief Post

Vice Adm. Luke McCollum, formerly deputy commander of the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, has transitioned into a new post as chief of Navy Reserve and commander of the Navy Reserve Force. McCollum relieved Vice Adm. Robin Braun during a change of command ceremony at Admiral Leutze Park on the Washington Navy Yard …

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Rear Adm. Brian Brakke Takes Helm of Navy Expeditionary Combat Command

Rear Adm. Brian Brakke, former deputy director of operations and intelligence integration at the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization, has assumed a new role as head of the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command. The U.S. Navy said Friday Brakke officially took command of NECC from Rear Adm. Frank Morneau during a ceremony at Joint Expeditionary …

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