Navy officials announced the following flag officer assignments on Thursday:
■ Rear Adm. Clinton Faison will be deputy chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Washington, D.C. Faison is serving as commander, Navy Medicine West/Commander, Naval Medical Center San Diego.
■ Rear Adm. Michael Dumont will be deputy director for strategic initiatives, J-5, Joint Staff, Washington. Dumont previously served as chief of staff, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, Naples, Italy.
■ Rear Adm. John Weigold will be assigned as mobilization assistant to the director for operations, J-3, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii. Weigold is serving as deputy commander, 7th Fleet, Yokosuka, Japan.