PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- The Center for Information Warfare Training welcomed Jim Hagy as its new executive director, March 19.
As executive director, Hagy will provide advice and assistance to the commanding officer in both operational and strategic matters.
"Mr. Hagy brings extensive experience in leadership, strategic planning, mentorship and skill development. These attributes, paired with his knowledge of operational information warfare, will greatly benefit the CIWT domain," said CIWT's Commanding Officer Capt. Bill Lintz. "His addition paints an exciting future for CIWT, intensifying our bright future in training Sailors for war in the skill sets of information warfare."
Additionally, Hagy will serve as CIWT's senior civilian and will provide executive leadership to military and civilian program managers; perform studies to measure and improve effectiveness; perform analysis for current and future requirements of organization; submit annual budget and feasibility requests; and participate and lead government and industry forums as a principal Navy representative in matters involving cyber.
"The CIWT domain has a great reputation for delivering world-class technical training, and I am humbled and honored to join this fantastic team," said Hagy. "Information warfare is now more important than at any other time in our nation's history, and I'm excited to lend a shoulder to the effort in delivering information warfare professionals to the fleet."
Hagy previously served a distinguished 40-year career in the Navy, retiring from active duty in 2014 as a Captain.
CIWT is one of the largest of the NETC learning centers with four schoolhouse commands, two detachments, and training sites throughout the United States and Japan. Training 22,000 students every year, CIWT delivers trained information warfare professionals to the Navy and joint services. CIWT also offers more than 200 courses for cryptologic technicians, intelligence specialists, information systems technicians, electronics technicians, and officers in the information warfare community.
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