Tag Archives: Ray Mabus

Navy to Commission USS Montgomery Independence-Class LCS; Ray Mabus Comments

The U.S. Navy will commission its newest Independence-class littoral combat ship designed to support operations in near-shore and open-ocean environments. The service branch said Thursday it will hold the USS Montgomery commissioning activity Sept. 10 in Mobile, Alabama. “The commissioning of USS Montgomery is not only a celebration of the partnership we share with …

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Rear Adm. Brett Heimbigner Assigned Deputy Commander of Joint Functional Component Command for ISR

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Brett Heimbigner, director of intelligence at the North American Aerospace Defense Command and the U.S. Northern Command, has been assigned to serve as deputy commander of the Joint Functional Component Command for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson …

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Navy Rear Adm. Jeffrey Tussler Named OPNAV Future Plans Director

Rear Adm. Jeffrey Tussler, commander of the U.S. Navy‘s Undersea Warfighting Development Center in Connecticut, has been assigned director of future plans at the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and CNO Adm. John Richardson announced the flag officer assignment in a Defense Department …

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Ray Mabus: Navy Implements Assessment Program to Promote Professional Growth for Officers, Civilians

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has directed a new set of policies and procedures to implement a program that supports ongoing efforts for professional growth among uniformed Navy and Marine Corps officers plus the supporting civilian workforce. The Navy said Thursday the Full and Inclusive Review program will use the 360-degree review multi-rater assessment for all military …

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Rear Adm. Scott Jerabek Named DTRA Deputy Director

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Scott Jerabek, director of theater engagement (J7) at the U.S. Southern Command, has been appointed to succeed Maj. Gen. John Horner as deputy director of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Adm. John Richardson, chief of naval operations, announced Jerabek’s new assignment in a Defense Department release published Friday. …

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Navy Secretary Ray Mabus: Super Hornet Cost Could Rise Without Foreign Sales

U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has warned that the cost of Boeing‘s Super Hornet could spike if the U.S. government does not approve pending foreign sales of the multirole fighter aircraft, Reuters reported Sunday. Andrea Shalal writes the White House has delayed its approval for a potential $3 billion sale of 28 Boeing F/A-18E/F jets to Kuwait over …

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Rear Adm. Brian Antonio Begins Naval Aircraft Carriers PEO Work

Rear Adm. Brian Antonio, former program executive officer for the U.S. Navy‘s littoral combat ships, has officially taken over the role of PEO for aircraft carriers during a change-of-command ceremony Wednesday. The Navy said Wednesday Antonio has succeeded Vice Adm. Tom Moore, who will serve as commander of the Naval Sea Systems Command. …

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