August 9, 2017: Robert Foster has been re-assigned from his post as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the U.S. Navy, and Foster has been appointed as the Deputy CIO at the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). Foster’s last day as the Navy CIO is scheduled to be Saturday, August 19, 2017. Foster has been the Navy’s CIo since June, 2015. He was previously the Deputy CIO at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NCUA will be Foster’s fourth agency since he retired from active duty in the Navy in 2007. It’s unclear who will be appointed as the Acting CIO when Foster leaves the Navy. Kelly Fletcher is the Navy’s Principal Deputy CIO. Along with the Navy, the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army have appointed new CIOs during the summer of 2017. NCUA is an independent federal government agency.