Lt. Cmdr. Eric Cottrell assumes command of the Navy Operational Support Center, Moreno Valley, a tenant unit at March Air Reserve Base, Calif., July 20. Prior to his arrival, Cottrell served as the deputy executive assistant to the Chief of Navy Reserve. During his career, Cottrell was also assigned to the Littoral Combat Ship Squadron Mine Countermeasure Mission Package Detachment Two and Afloat Training Group Pacific. He served aboard the USS Peleliu (LHA-5), USS Kauffman (FFG-59), USS Nashville (LPD-13) and the USS Antrim (FFG-20). The unit hailed Cottrell, wife Yvonne and son Ellis.