Dan is responsible for customer relations efforts for Ingalls Shipbuilding programs with the Department of Defense, Navy, Coast Guard and other governmental agencies.
Dan served more than 30 years in the U.S. Navy. He completed his career in 2011 as a Vice Admiral commanding the U.S. Second Fleet and directing the Combined Joint Operations from the Sea Center of Excellence. Prior to that he was on the Chief of Naval Operations’ staff as the Director, Manpower, Personnel, Plans and Policy (OPNAV N13) at the Navy Annex in Washington, D.C.
His sea duty assignments include: Damage control Assistant and Navigator aboard USS Joseph Hewes (FF 1078); Engineer Officer aboard USS Thorn (DD 988); and Commissioning Engineer Officer aboard USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55). He was the Executive Officer aboard USS John L. Hall (FFG 32) and served as the Chief Staff Officer to commander, Destroyer Squadron 24. He commanded USS Gonzalez (DDG 66) and Destroyer Squadron 18 and served as Commander, Carrier Strike Group 12/Enterprise Strike Group from February 2007 to August 2008.
Ashore, Holloway served as the Program Manager for Nuclear Power Officer Recruiting at Naval Recruiting District, Philadelphia, and as an instructor and Executive Assistant for the Chairman, Seamanship and Navigation Department in the U.S. Naval Academy’s Professional Development Division. He also served as the Assistant Commander Assignment Officer and the Cruiser Destroyer Placement Branch Chief at the Navy Military Personnel Command, on the Joint Staff in the Information Operations Directorate (J39), as Director, Surface Officer Distribution Division (PERS‐41) and as Assistant Commander, Navy Personnel Command for Career Management (PERS‐4) in Millington, Tenn.
Adm. Holloway graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1978. He earned a Master of Science degree in Information Management from George Washington University and a Master of Science degree in National Security Strategy from the National Defense University.
Updated April 24, 2019
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