CSG8 Holds Change of Command Ceremony

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

July 30, 2015

Rear Adm. Robert Burke, right, is relieved by Rear Adm. Daryl Caudle as Commander, Submarine Group EIGHT (CSG 8) during a change of command on U.S. Naval Support Activity Naples, Capodichino July 29, 2015.

Rear Adm. Robert Burke, right, is relieved by Rear Adm. Daryl Caudle as Commander, Submarine Group EIGHT (CSG 8) during a change of command on U.S. Naval Support Activity Naples, Capodichino July 29, 2015.

 

Rear Adm. Robert  Burke turned over command of Submarine Group EIGHT (CSG8) to Rear Adm. Daryl Caudle, during a change of command ceremony at Naval Support Activity Naples, July 29, 2015.

Presiding at the change of command ceremony were Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, Adm. Mark Ferguson, and Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet, Vice Adm. James Foggo III. In his remarks, Ferguson praised Burke’s leadership within CSG8.

Burke served as CSG8′s Commander from June 21, 2013 to July 2015. He also served as deputy commander for U.S. 6th Fleet Director of Operations (N3).  He will report to the Chief of Naval Personnel as Director, Military Personnel Plans and Policy Division.

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