CAPT Murry Carter is a native of Little Rock, AR. He was commissioned through the NROTC Program at the University of Memphis. CAPT Carter first served as a Surface Warfare Officer before becoming a plankowner in the Information Professional community.
Afloat, CAPT Carter served as Anti-Submarine Warfare Officer in USS ARLEIGH BURKE (DDG 51); Executive Officer and Operations Officer in USS FIREBOLT (PC 10); and, as commissioning Combat Systems Officer in USS FREEDOM (LCS 1) Gold Crew, the Navy's first littoral combat ship.
Ashore, CAPT Carter served as an Instructor at Surface Warfare Officers School (Division Officer Course); IT Requirements Officer at Navy Personnel Command; as Flag Aide to the Commander, Naval Network Warfare Command; and, as Director, C4 and Information Systems at Navy Expeditionary Combat Command.
Overseas, CAPT Carter has served as Coalition Networks Officer and inaugural Director of the Middle East Theater Network Operations and Security Center at U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/U.S. FIFTH Fleet in Bahrain; and, as Deputy Director, C4 and Information Systems (CJ-6) for Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa in Djibouti.
He is honored and privileged to have commanded Navy Information Operations Command San Diego, serving alongside some of the finest Officers, Chief Petty Officers, and Sailors in the United States Navy.
CAPT Carter has a B.S. in Electronics Engineering from the University of Memphis; an M.S. in Information Management/Information Assurance from Syracuse University; and, an M.S. in National Security and Resource Strategy from the Eisenhower School (formerly ICAF); He also has graduate certificates from National Defense University (Chief Information Officer and Information Assurance) and Naval Postgraduate School (Space Systems Operations).
CAPT Carter is authorized to wear the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (5) and Navy Achievement Medal (3). He is a 2011 recipient of the AFCEA/U.S. Naval Institute Copernicus Award.