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First Name: Cecil

Last Name: Haney

Birthplace: Washington, DC, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Navy (present)


Middle Name: Eugene Diggs

Date of Birth: 01 December 1955

Rank or Rate: Admiral

Years Served: 1978-2017
Cecil Eugene Diggs Haney

Graduate, U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1978


Cecil D. Haney

Admiral, U.S. Navy

Cecil D. Haney was born in December 1955 in Washington, DC.

He is a 1978 graduate of the United States Naval Academy where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Ocean Engineering. Haney completed operational assignments in USS John C. Calhoun (SSBN 630) in various division officer assignments and in USS Frank Cable (AS 40), where he completed surface warfare qualifications while serving as Radiological Controls Officer. He served as Engineer in USS Hyman G. Rickover (SSN 709), Executive officer in USS Asheville (SSN 758), and Assistant Squadron Deputy at Submarine Squadron Eight before taking command of USS Honolulu (SSN 718) in June 1996. Haney commanded Submarine Squadron One from June 2002 to July 2004, and Submarine Group Two from October 2006 to March 2008.

Haney's shore duty tours include Administrative Assistant for enlisted Affairs at Naval Reactors, and Congressional Appropriations Liaison Officer for the Office of the Secretary of Defense (Comptroller); Deputy Chief of Staff of Plans, Policies and Requirements, U.S. Pacific Fleet (N5N8); and Director, Submarine Warfare Division (N87); Director, Naval Warfare Integration Group (N00X) and Deputy Commander, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, NE.

As a Vice Admiral, Haney served as the Deputy Commander of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM).

On 20 January 2012, Haney was promoted to the four-star rank of Admiral and assigned as the 60th Commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet.

He holds Master's degrees in Engineering Acoustics and System Technology from the Naval Post Graduate School, and a Master's degree in National Security Strategy from the National Defense University.

Medals and Awards

Distinguished Service Medal

Defense Superior Service Medal (2 Awards)

Legion of Merit (4 Awards)

Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (3 Awards)

Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (2 Awards)

Meritorious Unit Commendation

Navy "E" Ribbon (with 2 E devices)

Navy Expeditionary Medal

National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

Navy Arctic Service Ribbon

In addition, he was the 1998 Vice Admiral James Bond Stockdale Leadership Award recipient.

Honoree ID: 535   Created by: MHOH




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