Guam - Rear Admiral Peter Gumataotao has been assigned as the commander of Carrier Strike Group Eleven in San Diego, California. He previously served as the commander of Navy Region Korea.
Guam Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo says, "Admiral Gumataotao is the first Chamorro flag officer to command a carrier battle group, and he will also be the first Chamorro in the Navy to reach a two-star rank as part of his accepting this new assignment."
As the commander of Strike Group Eleven, Admiral Gumataotao will oversee the U.S.S. Nimitz and several other combat and support ships.