Navy Week | Rear Admiral Ingrid Radar | May 11, 2023

Rear Admiral Ingrid Rader

Rear Admiral Ingrid Radar
Reserve Deputy Director, U.S. Pacific Fleet

Rear Adm. Ingrid Rader is a graduate of the University of Michigan. She studied Russian at the Defense Language Institute, received her commission through the Officer Candidate School program, completed Joint Professional Military Education through the Naval War College, and holds master’s and doctoral degrees from Saint Leo University.

A cryptologic warfare officer, Rader’s active duty operational assignments included Naval Reconnaissance Support Detachment Misawa where she deployed with Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron One (VQ-1) to Manama, Bahrain, Okinawa, Japan, and Iwakuni, Japan; Fleet Information Warfare Center where she deployed with Commander, Carrier Group Eight embarked aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) to the Mediterranean, the Arabian Gulf, and in support of Operation Deny Flight.

As a reserve officer, she mobilized to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, where she served as chief of the Future Operations Communication Team on the International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) Joint Command (IJC) staff.

Her shore assignments included Naval Network Warfare Command, a year on active duty serving as lead IO and strategic communication planner for Commander Pacific Fleet (CPF)/Joint Task Force 519, and community lead for Cryptologic Warfare on the Commander, Naval Information Force Reserve staff.

She commanded Navy Reserve (NR) Navy Information Operations Commands in Utah, Florida, and Arizona; NR Joint Intelligence Center U.S. Central Command (JICCENT) 0470 in Texas, NR U.S. 10th Fleet in Maryland, and Naval Information Force Reserve Region Mid-Atlantic in Virginia.

Rader’s personal decorations include the Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, and various unit and campaign awards.

Last Updated: 12 October 2022



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