Captain Andrew Gainer
Captain Andrew Gainer assumed duties as Commanding Officer of Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC Pacific), May 7, 2020. Gainer served as the command's Executive Officer from February 2017 to May 2020. In 2015, he assumed the role of Information Warfare Commander (IWC) in Carrier Strike Group 3, where he integrated all four Navy IW disciplines (intelligence, cryptologic, C4I, and meteorological/oceanographic) into strike group plans and operations. Gainer also served in Baghdad, Iraq, where he collaborated with Iraqi and international stakeholders to strengthen Iraq's information and communications technology sector.