18 May '18, 4am

Change in command of #USNavy’s Pacific Fleet https://t.co/Oh3x23PfzH

Change in command of #USNavy’s Pacific Fleet https://t.co/Oh3x23PfzH

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii — Adm. Scott Swift passed the baton of leadership for U.S. Pacific Fleet to Adm. John Aquilino during a pier-side ceremony here Thursday. Aquilino most recently headed the Navy’s Middle Eastern forces as commander of both 5th Fleet and Naval Forces Central Command. Swift announced in September that he would retire after learning he would not be nominated to lead U.S. Pacific Command in the wake of two deadly collisions last summer involving the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain. Pacific Fleet commanders have typically been tapped to lead PACOM. If Swift feels disappointment over being passed over for that promotion, he did not show it during a ceremony that primarily served as a farewell for his July 1 retirement. “This is my 14th change of command, and it seems like a good point to transition to something new,” he told the audien...

Full article: https://www.stripes.com/news/aquilino-takes-command-of-pa...

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