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Rear Adm. Yancy Lindsey will take the helm of Navy Region Southwest at a change-of-command ceremony Friday aboard the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum, the Navy announced Wednesday.
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In succeeding Rear Adm. Mark Rich, Lindsey will become the unofficial Navy mayor of San Diego. He’ll oversee a six-state region with 11 installations and 83,000 personnel, according to the Navy.
Rich is retiring after a 33-year career. Lindsey was most recently commandant of Naval District Washington, and served as commanding officer of Naval Base Coronado from 2009 to 2012.
—City News Service
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