Shane MooreCommander,United States Navy
Commander Shane Moore is a native of Akron, OH. He graduated from The Ohio State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management. He received his commission in 1997 through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps and was subsequently selected for flight training in Pensacola, FL.
Commander Moore received his wings of gold in 1999 and proceeded to San Diego, CA where he joined the “Warhawks” of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron TEN (HS-10) for instruction in the H-60F/H Seahawk. Upon completion, he reported to the “Indians” of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron SIX (HS-6). He deployed aboard USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70) where he flew missions during the opening days of OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM.
In 2003, Commander Moore graduated from the prestigious Seahawk Weapons and Tactics Instructor (SWTI) School in Fallon, NV and afterward reported to the HSC Weapons School, Atlantic in Jacksonville, FL. In 2006, CDR Moore accepted orders to the staff of Carrier Air Wing SEVEN (CVW-7) in Virginia Beach, VA, where he served as the Anti-Submarine, Combat Search and Rescue, and Air Wing Helicopter Operations Officer. During this tour he deployed to the Middle East aboard USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69) in support of OPEARTIONS ENDURING and IRAQI FREEDOM.
Commander Moore reported to Jacksonville, FL in 2006 as a Department Head with the “Dragonslayers” of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron ELEVEN (HS-11). There he helped lead the squadron during Humanitarian Assistance / Disaster Relief operations in Haiti during OPERATION UNIFIED RESPONSE.
In 2012 Commander Moore graduated with Highest Distinction from the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, RI where he earned his Masters of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies. He then reported to Washington, D.C. to serve on the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel staff as Assistant for Operations.
Commander Moore has accumulated over 2600 hours in the H-60 Seahawk. He is authorized to wear the Navy Commendation Medal (4 awards), Navy Achievement Medal (3 awards), Battle “E” Ribbon, and various campaign and unit awards.