Commander, Navy Region Hawaii
Commander, Naval Group Middle Pacific
Rear Admiral Robert Chadwick is a native of Bethesda, Maryland and was raised in a Navy Family. He is a 1991 graduate of the United States Naval Academy. Chadwick earned a Masters Degree in National Security Affairs, Middle Eastern Studies from the Naval Postgraduate School, and a Masters Degree in National Security Strategy from the National War College.
Chief of Staff, Commander, Navy Region Hawaii
Captain Darren B. Guenther hails from Honolulu, Hawaii and is a graduate of Punahou School. He earned a B.A. in Political Science in 1994 from the University of California at Berkeley, and was commissioned through the NROTC program. He was designated a Naval Aviator in 1997 and then reported to the Vikings of VAQ-129, the EA-6B Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS), where he was named FRS Student Pilot of the Year for 1998.
Senior Enlisted Leader, Commander, Navy Region Hawaii
Senior Chief Jackey Smith is a native of Lincoln, Nebraska. After graduating from Lincoln High School, she immediately attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In the spring of 2000, she enlisted in the United States Navy. Following completion of Recruit Training at Great Lakes, Ill., and Seaman Apprentice School, she reported for duty aboard USS ROOSEVELT (DDG-80).