Captain Damen Hofheinz
Published, November 8, 2018
CAPT Damen Hofheinz is a native of San Antonio, Texas. He was commissioned through the Corps of Cadets at Texas A&M University in May 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology Electronics. He lateral transferred to the Information Professional Community in August 2005
His sea tours include electrical and ordnance officer on USS LAKE ERIE (CG 70); operations officer on MCM Rotational Crew Bravo; assistant operations officer, Destroyer Squadron Eighteen; operations officer on USS GONZALEZ (DDG 66); operations officer on USS AUSTIN (LPD 4); C4I Officer and Staff Director; Destroyer Squadron Two Six.
Ashore, he served as the primary representative for the U.S. Fleet Forces Echelon II Chief Information Office coordinating issues for Cyber Asset Reduction with OPNAV N6 and Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) compliance with DON CIO; Executive Officer for the Multi-National Force Iraq J6; Deputy for Information Assurance, U.S. Fleet Forces; N6 and Director Command Information Office, Naval Warfare Development Command; Current Operations Officer, Fleet Cyber Command and Cyber Policy and Resiliency Branch Head, OPNAV N2N6G.
He holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Naval Post Graduate School Space Systems Engineering curriculum and is a graduate of the National Defense University Eisenhower School. He is currently the Director of the Office of the CIO for the Under Secretary of the Navy.
His personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, three Meritorious Service Medals, four Navy Commendation Medal and two Navy Achievement Medals in addition to various campaign and unit awards. He is married to CDR Angela Tang, JAGC, USN.