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U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet Change of Command

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet’s change of command at the U.S. Naval Academy on July 14 at 11 a.m. EDT.

Vice Adm. Michael Gilday will relieve Vice Adm. Jan Tighe as commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command and commander, U.S. 10th Fleet.

Live video is scheduled to begin at 10:50 a.m. for the 11 a.m. ceremony.

Tighe, a career cryptologist and a 1984 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy assumed command of U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet in April 2014, making history as the first woman to command a numbered fleet. Tighe will assume the duties of deputy chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare (N2N6) and director of Naval Intelligence (DNI).

Gilday, a surface warfare officer and a 1985 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, has served in in a diverse range of Navy and Joint assignments at sea and ashore, including most recently, director of Operations, J3, for U.S. Cyber Command. His most recent command tour was Carrier Strike Group 8 embarked on USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69).

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