Tomorrow Captain Ann Casey will be relieved by Captain Mike Herlands as the Commanding Officer, Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group. Captain Casey’s biography follows:
Captain Ann E. Casey, USN
Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group
Commander, Task Force 1090
Originally from Westminster, Maryland, CAPT Casey was commissioned in 1997 from the United States Naval Academy, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. Following her commission, she attended the University of Cambridge, Trinity College, England where she earned her Master’s degree in International Relations with a specialty on the U.N. sanctions against Iraq.
CAPT Casey’s operational tours include Surface Direct Support Officer out of Naval Security Group Activity Northwest; Electronic Warfare Officer on the USS ARTHUR W RADFORD (DD-968) deployed in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM; Commander 2nd Fleet Cryptologic Resource Coordinator; National Security Agency’s Officer in Charge of Cryptologic Support Group-Afghanistan in Kabul deployed in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM; and as the Deputy Information Warfare Commander on Carrier Strike Group ONE on board USS CARL VINSON (CVN-70) deployed in support of Operation INHERENT RESOLVE.
Ashore CAPT Casey has served at the Naval Information Warfare Activity as a Contracting Officer Representative and Systems Engineer; Information Warfare Officer supporting the Commander, Naval Air Forces; member of the Commander’s Action Group for Commander US Cyber Command/ Director NSA; Executive Officer and Deputy Program Manager of Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group; Chief of SIGINT/EW for the Under Secretary of Defense (Intelligence); Assistant Chief of Staff for Capabilities and Integration at Fleet Cyber Command/ Tenth Fleet.
CAPT Casey assumed command of the Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group in August 2019. She is fully Joint qualified and a member of the Acquisition Professional Community as a Program Manager Level III and a Systems Engineer Level III. She has been a 2017 Supreme Court Statecraft Fellow and is currently an MIT Seminar XXI fellow, class of 2019-2020.
Congratulations Skipper on a successful command tour. We wish you the very best in all your future endeavors.