Captain David N. Breier
CAPT David Breier has been serving as the Executive Officer for Naval Hospital Oak Harbor, WA since July 2014. He is currently responsible for oversight of daily hospital operations.
A native of Toledo, Ohio, CAPT Breier graduated from the University of Toledo with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1984. Prior to joining the Navy, he worked as a Cost Accountant and General Accounting Supervisor at the City Auto Stamping Company, Toledo, Ohio from 1984 through 1989. He received his commission as a Medical Service Corps Officer in the United States Naval Reserve in 1990 and was later selected for transfer to the Regular Navy. CAPT Breier attended the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA where he received his Masters of Science in Systems Management in 1999 with a major in Financial Management.
His assignment prior to Naval Hospital Oak Harbor was serving as Assistant Chief of Staff for Resources/Comptroller, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD. His duties included oversight of all financial management operations for the largest Military Treatment Facility in the Department of Defense.
CAPT Breier’s earlier tours included positions at the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery as Assistant Deputy Chief, Resource Management/Comptroller, Deputy Director, Accounting and Inspector General team member; U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan as Director for Administration; Naval Hospital Jacksonville as the Director for Resource Management; Navy Personnel Command as a Medical Service Corps Assignments Officer; Bureau of Medicine and Surgery as a Financial Analyst; the USS Peleliu (LHA-5) as the Medical Administrative Officer; Comptroller of U.S. Naval Hospital, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and Naval Hospital, Twentynine Palms, CA. He began his career at Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA in the Financial Management and Healthcare Planning Departments.
CAPT Breier has completed Command Leadership School, Naval Justice School Senior Officer Course, Advanced Medical Department Officer Course (AMDOC), Intermediate Officer Leadership Training Course, Financial and Material Management Training Course (FMMTC) and the TRICARE Financial Management Executive Program (TFMEP).
CAPT Breier is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. His military awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), Navy Commendation Medal (six awards), Navy Achievement Medal and the Surface Warfare Medical Department Officer insignia.