U.S. Navy Capt. Matthew C. Riethmiller assumed the duties of Commanding Officer, Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Mid-Atlantic (NAVFAC MIDLANT), July 22.
Riethmiller, who has served in the Navy for 26 years, was commissioned in November of 1996 through the Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, Florida. He is an alumnus of Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio (1996 Bachelors in Civil Engineering) and Old Dominion University in Norfolk,Virginia (2005 Masters in Environmental Engineering).
“My family and I are very happy to return to Hampton Roads … we love the area,” Riethmiller said of the opportunity to serve as the commanding officer of the command. “NAVFAC MIDLANT is an amazing place full of highly competent professionals. I am very proud and excited for the opportunity to join the team.”