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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: NR-011-13
November 12, 2013

Senior Executive Service Announcements

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced the following Department of Defense Senior Executive Service appointments and reassignments:

Amy Searight has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service as principal director for East Asia, Washington, D.C.  Searight previously served as senior advisor for regional policy and integration, Washington, D.C.

Rebecca Bill Chavez has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service as deputy assistant secretary of defense for policy (western hemisphere affairs), Washington, D.C.  Chavez previously served as a professor at the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.

Michael Dumont has been assigned as deputy assistant secretary of defense for policy (Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia), Washington D.C.  Dumont previously served as foreign relations and defense policy manager (Asian & Pacific security affairs), Washington, D.C.