Rear Admiral Gene F. Price assumed command of the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) and became Director, National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office (NMIO) in January 2019. ONI and NMIO are the leading providers of global maritime intelligence and intelligence integration, respectively, for the U.S. Navy, the Department of Defense, and the national interagency policy community.
RDML Price received his commission as an intelligence officer in 1986. As a junior officer, he served in a variety of assignments, including analyst during the War in Kosovo, member of United States European Command’s Crisis Action Team, and as political advisor for NATO’s Ambassador to Macedonia.
RDML Price was mobilized to U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) N2, in 2003, where he supported Operation Iraqi Freedom as chief of Iraqi Maritime Analysis. During this period, he led an analytical team located in southern Iraq and concluded his mobilization as NAVCENT’s chief of intelligence operations.
RDML Price commanded Navy Reserve Naval Forces Central Command 0267, nationally recognized as the Navy Reserve’s Intelligence Command Unit of the Year for 2006. He then commanded United States Pacific Command’s (USPACOM) Joint Detachment Minneapolis, recognized as USPACOM’s reserve detachment of the year both years of his assignment. He was next selected for major command at Navy Intelligence Reserve Region Southeast in Jacksonville, FL, responsible for reserve intelligence “man, train and equip” requirements across the southeast United States and Europe.
RDML Price again mobilized in 2011 to Afghanistan, where he served as senior U.S. intelligence officer at Region North in Mazar-e Sharif. He also led its Multinational Fusion Center in conjunction with U.S. Coalition partners. After redeployment, he was assigned as deputy senior inspector, Information Dominance Corps Reserve Command. RDML Price promoted to flag officer and was assigned as reserve deputy commander at U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F) in 2014. He was then recalled to active duty as FCC/C10F’s Deputy Commander in 2015. He assumed command of Naval Information Force Reserve in 2017, with additional duties as Reserve Deputy Commander, Naval Information Forces, and as Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence for Reserve Affairs. RDML Price was also selected as the Navy’s senior representative for the 58th Presidential Inauguration in January 2017. He has received numerous awards and campaign medals, and is a partner in a nationally-ranked law firm, specializing in insurance, cybersecurity, and maritime law. He was selected by his peers as a member of “Best Lawyers in America” for 2008-15.