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Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Names New Commander

Courtesy of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)

The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is getting a new commander this year.

Captain Daniel Ettlich is taking over from Captain David Hunt, who has been there since 2016.

Captain Ettlich will oversee more than 6,000 employees at the shipyard, which repairs and maintains navy submarines.

Ettlich is currently serving as the Military Deputy for Shipyard Operations, NAVSEA, in Washington, D.C.

He's also served in Oregon, California, and Iraq.

Sarah Gibson joined NHPR's newsroom in 2018. She reports on education and demographics.
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