Tighe Tapped to Lead 10th Fleet

February 14, 2014 3:23 PM - Updated: February 18, 2014 4:39 PM
Rear Adm.
Rear Adm. Jan E. Tighe

The current deputy commander of the Navy’s cyberwarfare arm — 10th fleet — will be promoted to commander of the services cyber enterprise, the Pentagon announced on Friday.

Rear Adm. Jan E. Tighe has been appointed to take over 10th Fleet and be promoted to vice admiral for the command based in Ft George G. Meade, Md. Her predecessor — Vice Adm. Michael Rogers — was selected to run the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command.

Prior to being 10th Fleet’s number two, Tighe was the interim president of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif.

Tighe is a 1984 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and a career cryptologist.

Sam LaGrone

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