August 7, 2008
Navy assignments include new PEO Ships
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead announced Aug. 6 the following assignments:
Rear Adm. William E. Landay III is being assigned as Program Executive Officer for Ships, Washington, D.C. Landay is currently serving as chief of naval research and director, Test and Evaluation and Technology Requirements, N091, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.
Rear Adm. (lower half) Thomas J. Eccles is being assigned as Deputy Commander for Ship Design, Integration and Engineering, SEA-05, Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C. Eccles is currently serving as deputy commander for undersea warfare, SEA-07, Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C.
Capt. David C. Johnson is being assigned as Deputy Commander for Undersea Technology, SEA-073, Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C. Johnson is currently serving as major program manager for Virginia (SSN 774) Class Submarine Programs, Program Executive Office for Submarines, Washington, D.C.