Feb. 9, 2018: U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Matthew A. Zirkle was assigned as the Chief of Staff for the U.S. Naval Forces Europe/U.S. Naval Forces Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet, Naples, Italy, on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. Zirkle was most recently the Director of the Navy Reserve Innovation Branch, N095, at the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations.