Military Bios

Rear Admiral Mark A. Hugel:

Military Branch:United States Navy
Position: Deputy Commander for Logistics, Maintenance and Industrial Operations Directorate Naval Sea Systems Command
Naval Sea Systems Command
Rear Adm. Mark A. Hugel is a native of Mansfield, Ohio. He was commissioned as an Ensign in the in June 1977 after earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering from the United States Naval Academy. He was accepted into the Navy Nuclear Power Program and, following initial training, he was assigned to sea tours in USS Enterprise (CVN 65) and USS Mississippi (CGN 40).
During his tour as Damage Control Assistant in USS Mississippi, he was designated a Surface Warfare Officer. Later, he reported to the Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) Precommissioning Unit as her first Main Propulsion Assistant, where he served until the shipís post shakedown availability. While assigned to Lincoln, he was accepted for lateral transfer into the Engineering Duty Officer program.
In June 1992, Rear Adm. Hugel completed his graduate education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, earning a Master's of Science degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, and a Master's of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He has subsequently served as carrier project officer and Aircraft Carrier Program Managerís Representative at Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Newport News. During this tour he directed both a complex overhaul of USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and the new construction of USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).
Rear Adm. Hugel was later a branch head on the Chief of Naval Operations staff, where he directed the Navy's ship maintenance and industrial capability policy. He completed a third tour at Norfolk Naval Shipyard where he was the shipyard's 100th Shipyard Commander, and most recently was Deputy Director for Fleet Readiness (OPNAV N43B). He is currently assigned as Deputy Commander for Logistics, Maintenance and Industrial Operations Directorate, Naval Sea Systems Command.
He has received numerous personal decorations and other service awards and ribbons.
Effective: 24 May 2005


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