|James R. Hogg|
|Born 1934 (age 75–76)|
Adm. James R. Hogg in 1990
|Place of birth||Annapolis, Maryland|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1956-1991|
|Commands held||United States Seventh Fleet|
|Awards||Legion of Merit|
|Other work||President, National Security Industrial Association
Director, Chief of Naval Operations’ Strategic Studies Group
Born in Annapolis, Maryland, Hogg graduated from the United States Naval Academy and was commissioned in the Navy in June 1956. He served for thirty-five years, attaining the grade of Admiral in October 1988.
His sea commands included a Guided Missile Cruiser, two Destroyer Squadrons, and a Cruiser-Destroyer Flotilla. He commanded the United States Seventh Fleet from May 1983 to March 1985.
His Staff service included assignment as Executive Assistant to the Chief of Naval Personnel, Director of Military Personnel Policy, and Director of Naval Warfare working in the areas of military requirements and acquisition.
Before retirement from the Navy in May 1991, he served three years as the U.S. Representative to the NATO Military Committee. He also served for four years as President of the National Security Industrial Association, a major national defense industry association of some 400 companies of all sizes from all segments of industry that relate to U.S. national security.
Admiral Hogg, in addition to the U.S. Naval Academy, is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Air Command and Staff College and holds a degree of Master of Science in Business Administration at George Washington University. While on active duty he was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal (three), the Legion of Merit (three) and other U.S. and foreign decorations. He has received the Vice Admiral Charles E. Weakley Award (1989), the Betsy Ross Freedom Award (1991), and the Roland M. Teel Award (1995).
He is currently the Director of the Chief of Naval Operations’ Strategic Studies Group, assuming the position in July 1995.