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Immediate Release

Flag Officer Assignments

Aug. 5, 2016

The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John M. Richardson announced today the following assignments:

Rear Adm. (upper half) Brett C. Heimbigner will be assigned as deputy commander, Joint Functional Component Command, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, U.S. Strategic Command, Washington, District of Columbia.  Heimbigner is currently serving as special assistant to the deputy chief of naval operations for information warfare, Washington, District of Columbia. 

Rear Adm. (upper half) Mathias W. Winter will be assigned as deputy director, Joint Strike Fighter Program, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, Arlington, Virginia.  Winter is currently serving as chief of naval research, Arlington, Virginia.  

Rear Adm. (lower half) David J. Hahn will be assigned as chief of naval research, Arlington, Virginia.  Hahn is currently serving as special assistant to the deputy chief of naval operations for information warfare, Washington, District of Columbia.