The Navy announced a new commander for Joint Region Marianas.
Capt. Benjamin R. Nicholson has been selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half) and will be assigned as JRM’s new commander.
Upon assignment, his other titles and responsibilities will include U.S. Indo-Pacific Command representative for Guam, the CNMI, the FSM and Palau; and Commander of U.S. Naval Forces, Marianas.
Nicholson is currently serving as executive assistant to the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in Washington, D.C.