U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Elizabeth Train has been appointed by the military branch to succeed Vice Adm. Ted Branch as director of naval intelligence, Military Times reported Sunday.
The 32-year veteran has served as the Office of Naval Intelligence commander and the National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office director over the past two years.
Prior to her current roles, she held the intelligence director post at the Joint Chiefs of Staff and at the U.S. Pacific Command.
She is also a qualified Information Dominance Corps officer, a designated joint special duty officer and a joint and strategic intelligence specialist.
Train also worked as air intelligence officer for Patrol Squadron 19 as well as led the intelligence communication management division within the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations and the Navy Marine Corps Intelligence Training Center and the Center for Naval Intelligence.
She was commissioned in 1983 and her personal decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit and Defense Meritorious Service Medal.