Rear Admiral Richard E. Curtis, SC, who was Vice Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command, retired 1 January.
Rear Admiral Samuel W. Hubbard, Jr., who was Director, Aviation Manpower and Training Division, OpNav, retired 1 January.
Rear Admiral James A. Sagerholm (promoted to Vice Admiral) relieved Rear Admiral Kenneth L. Shugart, Jr., as Chief of Naval Education and Training.
Rear Admiral James S. Elfelt relieved Vice Admiral Thomas R. Kinnebrew as Director, J-3, U. S. Commander in Chief, Europe.
Rear Admiral David M. Altwegg was assigned in February as Assistant Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Surface Warfare, OpNav.
Rear Admiral Kenneth L. Shugart, Jr., who had been Chief of Naval Education and Training, retired 1 February.
Rear Admiral Thomas R. Kinnebrew (promoted to Vice Admiral) relieved Vice Admiral Edward S. Briggs as Deputy and Chief of Staff, Commander in Chief, U. S. Pacific fleet.
Rear Admiral Ming E. Chang relieved Rear Admiral David M. Altwegg as Commander, Cruiser Destroyer Group Two.