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The Office of Public Relations was established in 1941. The Office of Public Information replaced it in 1945. The Office of Information, headed by the Chief of Information, was subsequently established in response to a letter from the Secretary of the Navy dated 17 February 1950.

    1. 1941-1942 RADM Arthur J. Hepburn  
    2. 1943-1943 CAPT Leland P. Lovet  
    3. 1944-1945 RADM Aaron S. Merrill  
    4. 1946-1946 RADM Harold B. Miller  
    5. 1947-1948 COMMO Ernest M. Eller  
    6. 1949-1950 CAPT Harry E. Sears  
    7. 1951-1952 RADM Robert H. Hickey  
    8. 1953-1953 RADM Lewis S. Parks  
    9. 1954-1955 RADM William G. Bleecher, Jr.  
    10. 1956-1957 RADM Rdmund B. Taylor  
    11. 1958-1960 RADM Charles C. Kirkpatrick  
    12. 1961-1962 RADM Daniel F. Smith, Jr. 7/60  
    13. 1962-1963 VADM John S. McCain, Jr. 8/62  
    14. 1963-1966 RADM William P. Mack August 1963
    15. 1966-1968 RADM George H. Miller April 1966
    16. 1968-1971 RADM Lawrence R. Geis October 1968
    17. 1971-1975 RADM William Thompson July 1971
    18. 1975-1980 RADM David M. Cooney July 1975
    19. 1980/1982 RADM Byron B. Newell, Jr. July 1980
    20. 1982-1986 COMMO Jack F. Garrow June 1982
    21. 1986-1989 RADM Jimmie B. Finkelstein May 1986
    22. 1989-1992 RADM Brent Baker July 1989
    23. 1992-1998 RADM Kendell M. Pease, Jr. July 1992
    24. 1998-2000 RADM Thomas J. Jurkowsky April 1998
    25. 2000-2003 RADM Stephen R. Pietropaoli August 2000
    25. 2003-2006 RADM Terry L. McCreary July 2003
    26. 2006-2007 RADM Gregory J. Smith July 2006
    27. 2007-2009 RADM Frank Thorp, IV August 2007
    28. 2009-2012 RADM Dennis J. Moynihan August 2009
    29. 2012-2013 RADM John F. Kirby August 2012
    30. 2014- RADM Dawn E. Cutler September 2014

Note: CAPT = Captain, COMMO = Commodore, RADM = Rear Admiral, VADM = Vice Admiral.

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Published: Wed Jun 22 09:00:42 EDT 2016