LCDR Matthew N. Hite, U.S. Navy Foreign Area Officer, has served in various policy and intelligence positions including assignments to the National Counterterrorism Center, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, the Chief of Naval Operations Intelligence Plot, and the Navy Secretariat. LCDR Hite deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in command and staff positions. Additionally, he holds a M.A. in Defense and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College. He is currently assigned as the Navy Section Chief in the Office of Security Cooperation-Guatemala.