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Frank Lowery selected as the Deputy Associate Administrator for Defense Nuclear Security

Frank LoweryFrank Lowery has been selected as the new NNSA Deputy Associate Administrator for Defense Nuclear Security (DNS).

In this position, he will assist the DNS Associate Administrator in providing direction for all phases of the DNS mission to protect NNSA material, capabilities, facilities, information, and people, and in managing the department’s accountable nuclear material assets.

During his 30-year career in the United States Navy, Lowery has served in a wide variety of challenging assignments that have given him broad experience in policy development, radiological emergency response, nuclear engineering readiness, quality review, and fiscal project management. Most recently, he served as the chief of staff to the commander, Submarine Group Two, where he was responsible for the leadership and management of the Atlantic Fleet nuclear-powered fast attack submarines, operated as the alternate area commander in the event of a radiological or reactor incident, and served as the principal advisor to the group commander.