Acting Under Secretary of the Navy Resigns

Washington, DC - The Navy announced today that Robert C. Martinage has resigned as Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy (DUSN)/ Policy, Plans, Oversight, and Integration (PPO&I).

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus asked for the resignation following a loss of confidence in Martinage's abilities to effectively perform his duties.

Martinage had also been performing the duties of the Under Secretary of the Navy. Effective immediately, Thomas W. Hicks, Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy/ Deputy Chief Management Officer (DUSN/DCMO), will perform those duties until a new Under Secretary is confirmed or until further notice, whichever comes first. Hicks will also continue his role as DUSN/DCMO.

Jodi Greene, Senior Director for Policy in the Office of DUSN (PPO&I), has been appointed acting DUSN (PPO&I).

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