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Kevin Kovacich to Serve as J5 Director of Plans & Policy for US Cybercom

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Kevin Kovacich
Kevin Kovacich
Kevin Kovacich

The U.S. Navy has named Rear Adm. Kevin Kovacich as the new director of plans and policy for U.S. Cyber Command under the Joint Staff J5.

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations John Richardson announced Tuesday the appointment of Kovacich, who currently serves as the director of strategy, plans and programs for U.S. Africa Command.

Kovacich has completed more than 4,000 flight hours throughout his stints with the Golden Intruders of VA-128, Carrier Group One, Black Lions of VF-213, Flying Eagles of VFA-122, VF-211 Checkmates, Carrier Air Wing Eight and Carrier Strike Group 12.

He has also served in various staff tours across the Navy and Joint Staff.

He has received a number of service awards including the James Bond Stockdale Leadership Award, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit and the Defense Meritorious Service Medal.

Kovacich, a certified public accountant, holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the California State Polytechnic University and a master’s degree in political science from Auburn University.

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