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 Executive Officer
U. S. Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station Bahrain
CDR Daniel Brookes, USN


    Commander Dan Brookes joined Navy ROTC at the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1994. He graduated in 1996 with a BA in History and was selected for Naval Flight Officer training. He reported for flight training in Pensacola, Florida and received his wings in the spring of 1998. After completing Electronic Warfare School, he was assigned as an Electronic Counter-Measures Officer for the EA-6B “Prowler” in Whidbey Island, Washington                                                               

     In 1999, he joined his first operational squadron, VAQ-133, where he completed three expeditionary combat deployments supporting Operations SOUTHERN and NORTHERN WATCH, accumulating 50 combat missions and 800 flight hours during his flight career.

     In 2002, he reported to the U.S. Naval Academy for Instructor duty in the Leadership, Ethics and Law Department. He taught freshman and junior leadership courses to over 150 students each year, volunteered as a Plebe academic advisor and served as the Officer Representative for the Mountaineering Club, with over 400 student members who participated in various outdoor activities throughout the northeast United States.

     In 2004, he transferred to Naval Cryptology and was assigned to the National Security Agency. He served as a Deployment Officer in Charge for several deployments supporting Operation ENDURING FREEDOM and then as a Branch Chief for the Director of Corporate Planning, Requirements and Performance. At the end of his NSA tour he deployed for six months as the Deputy OIC for the Cryptologic Services Group, Baghdad where he provided strategic intelligence support to Multi-National Forces-Iraq. He also served as the Operations Officer for direct 17 Direct Support teams throughout Iraq providing targeting support for counter-insurgency efforts during the 2007 “Surge” of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM.


CDR Daniel Brookes

    CDR Brookes returned to Norfolk, Virginia in the spring of 2012 where he joined Commander Carrier Strike Group TEN as the Deputy Information Warfare Commander aboard the HARRY S TRUMAN (CVN-75). He is a native of Denver, Colorado, and an avid outdoor enthusiast .     

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