Sailors aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton fire an RGM-84 Harpoon anti-ship missile during the Rim of the Pacific 2016, the world’s largest international maritime exercise, in the Pacific Ocean, July 14, 2016. (U.S. Navy / Petty Officer 1st Class Jason Noble)
Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly briefs the press about the Navy’s response to COVID-19, at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., April 1, 2020. (DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando)
Graduating Navy recruits stand in formation, Sept. 6, 2019, inside Midway Ceremonial Drill Hall at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. (U.S. Navy / Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Spencer Fling)
U.S. Marines with 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company watch illumination shells during Exercise Iron Fist 2020 on San Clemente Island, California, Feb. 7. Iron Fist is an annual, bilateral training exercise between U.S. and Japanese forces. (U.S. Marine Corps / Cpl. Patrick Crosley)
There is "breathtaking demand that we face worldwide," says Army Sectary McCarthy, echoing the sentiments of his peers atop the Navy and Air Force.
Builder Constructionman Avani Patel, a Seabee assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11, inputs evacuee information into a computer tracking system during an Evacuation Control Center (ECC) exercise at Naval Station Rota, Spain, Oct. 5, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Collin Turner/released)
Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly listens to a question during a Q&A session at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alexander C. Kubitza/Released)
Thomas Modly. (U.S. Naval Institute / Flickr)
Undersecretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly tours enlisted living quarters with Capt. Charles J. DeGilio, Camp Lemonnier’s commanding officer during a base visit. (U.S. Navy / Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Joe Rullo)
The Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) transits the Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Josiah Kunkle/Released)
United States Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly speaks to Navy, Marine, and Coast Guard officers during the National Naval Officers Association (NNOA) symposium. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason Isaacs)
A new, elevated department-level CIO role, formally the special assistant for information management, will lead a team dedicated to proactively improving cybersecurity and managing other digital priorities.