Rear Adm. Edward Kristen-sen, commander of Logistics Group Two, based in Norfolk, Va., was assigned coordinator of fleet support for Navy vessels supporting the search for and recovery of debris from TWA Flight 800. Kristensen will be aboard Landing Ship Dock-51, USS Hill, operating off the coast of Long Island, N.Y.
Kristensen will direct fleet support for Capt. James Scott McCord, Navy supervisor of salvage, who is coordinating all TWA 800 salvage operations, including those by the Navy, the Coast Guard, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, state and local police and contractor-operated vessels.
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Three employees of the General Services Administration's Federal Telecommunications Service received promotions this month. Dave Cleveland, former director of GSA's AT&T FTS 2000 Service Oversight Center, has become deputy assistant commissioner for the Office of Service Development. His former position will be filled by Ron Milam, who served previously as director of the agency's Sprint Service Oversight Center. Carolyn Thomas has left her post as executive assistant in the Office of Service Development to take over Milam's former job. FTS commissioner Bob Woods said the three veterans of the FTS 2000 program "have been a vital part of this program, and their unique skills have played a key role in the success that FTS enjoys today."