Andover Native Assumes Command of NAVFAC in Washington
By Regina Adams, Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Public Affairs
WASHINGTON— Capt. Eric J. Hawn, a native of Andover, Massachusetts, relieved Capt. Gregory G. Vinci to become the tenth commanding officer of Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Washington since its establishment in July 2004 and Naval District Washington regional engineer. NAVFAC Washington held a change of command ceremony on the Washington Navy Yard Aug. 27.
“To the entire NAVFAC Washington family here and in the field, I look forward to performing to plan, further enhancing our technical competence and solving tough problems together as we deliver vital capabilities to our Navy and our Nation,” said Hawn. “I am thrilled to be part of this great organization.”
Hawn was the Executive Assistant to the Commander, NAVFAC, prior to inheriting a workforce of approximately 1,300 civilian and military personnel who provide a full range of facilities and engineering products and services to Navy, Marine Corps and other federal agencies in Maryland, Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia.
He is qualified as a Seabee Combat Warfare Officer, registered as a Professional Engineer in the state of Virginia, and is a member of the Acquisition Professional Community.