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The NPS Hall of Fame recognizes the accomplishments of NPS' most distinguished alumni and friends who, through the attainment of positions at the highest levels of public service, have made the greatest contributions to society, their nations and to the Naval Postgraduate School.

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Vice Admiral Jan E. Tighe

Vice Admiral Jan E. Tighe, USN


Inducted June 15, 2018

A gifted and dynamic leader, Vice Admiral Tighe has been a driving force in the development and use of information as a warfighting capability at the tactical, operational and strategic level throughout her career. Graduating from the Naval Postgraduate School in 2001, she later returned and skillfully led the university as President, providing steadfast leadership and guidance through a challenging period in the school’s history. As an Information Warfare frontrunner and innovator, she was selected as Commander, TENTH FLEET/Fleet Cyber Command, becoming the first woman to serve the Navy as a Numbered Fleet Commander. As the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare (N2/N6), she actively led the integration of information into all warfare areas, providing the Navy assured networks, heightened cybersecurity, integrated cyberspace fires capability and improved battlespace awareness, enabling maritime dominance. Her exemplary and remarkable leadership in service to this country is commendable and distinguishes her as an ambassador for the Naval Postgraduate School.

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