Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jon Greenert announced the following one-star assignments Thursday in a Defense Department news release:
■ Rear Adm. Matthew Carter will be assigned as commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Group, Norfolk, Va. Carter is serving as commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance 5th/7th Fleet, Atsugi, Japan.
■ Rear Adm. William McQuilkin will be assigned as director, Strategy and Policy Division, N51, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C. McQuilkin is serving as commander, Navy Region Korea/commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea/commander, Naval Component, U.S. Forces Korea, United Nations Command, Korea.
■ Capt. Ronald A. Boxall, who has been selected for his first star, will be assigned as deputy director, joint strategic planning, J5, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C. Boxall is serving as deputy director, Surface Warfare Division, N96B, OPNAV, Washington.