Reiss Named Director of NOAA's Ocean Prediction Center
budget.Reiss earned his M.S. in Air & Ocean Physical Sciences from the Naval Postgraduate School, and a B.S. in Oceanography and Meteorology from the U.S. Naval Academy. He is a four-time recipient of both the Meritorious Service Medal and Navy Commendation Medal, and a two-time recipient of the Legion of Merit
CODA Elects Plumb to Board of Directors
. Captain Plumb was elected at the company’s annual meeting of stockholders.Captain J. Charles Plumb is a retired U.S. Navy fighter pilot and former Vietnam Prisoner of War. He retired from the United States Navy after 28 years of service, and his military honors include two Purple Hearts, the Legion of Merit, the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, and the P.O.W. Medal. Since his retirement, Captain Plumb has been a motivational speaker, consultant, and executive coach. His clients include the U.S. Navy, NASA, General Motors, FedEx, Hilton, Aflac, and BMW.During Captain Plumb’s tour in Vietnam
USMMA Names Academic Dean and Provost
(M.A.), and The Catholic University of America (Ph.D.). Dr. Ballard has been recognized with a Distinguished Writing Award from the Army Historical Foundation and a Department of the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Medal. His military decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, and the Legion of Merit and Bronze Star medals for service in combat during the Iraq War
Silver Ships Hires Lobree as Federal Contracts Manager
Postgraduate School, 1998) and an M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies (Naval War College, 2004). During his naval career, Captain Lobree commanded an amphibious warship and squadron and served more than 3,000 days at sea. He was awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal and the Legion of Merit in addition to other campaign and unit awards
Perez Joins Hepburn and Sons
could be brought in and regular port operations could continue. He served as the 65th president of the Board of Inspection and Survey. His responsibilities included the assessment of the material readiness of the fleet. His personal decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Navy and Marine Corps Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal and the Meritorious Service Medal.
Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Bath Change of Command Held
Sea Systems Command, during the event’s keynote address. “Mike comes to us from the LCS Program Office...where he demonstrated that he’s a leader who knows how to get the job done.” Following the change of command, Vice Adm. Hilarides, presented Crowe with a Legion of Merit Medal for his professional accomplishment since assuming command of SUPSHIP Bath in July 2011. Crowe is retiring after a 27-year career serving the Navy. As the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, he oversaw the delivery of seven ships to the Navy, including one Arleigh Burke-class destroyer
Gallaudet Relieves Brown at Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command
his watch later this year. Brown, who has been NAVMETOCCOM commander since August 2012, has been nominated for promotion and will move to Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., where he will serve as deputy commander, Joint Functional Component Command Space, U.S. Strategic Command. He was awarded the Legion of Merit for his accomplishments during his tour at Stennis.