CDR Sean I. Fischer, USN
Born in Manhattan, raised in Brooklyn and Queens, New York, El Paso, Texas and Boonton, New Jersey, CDR Fischer graduated from the State University of New York, Excelsior College, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and History. CDR Fischer holds an Information Systems and Information Operations Certificate from Naval Post Graduate School, Monterey, California, a Certificate in Spanish Language and Culture from City Colleges of Chicago – Harold Washington College and a Joint Special Operations Warfighter Certificate from Joint Special Operations University, MacDill AFB, Florida. He earned his Surface Warfare Officer badge in November 1997 and his Information Dominance Warfare Officer badge in January 2011.
He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in February 1982 under the Delayed Entry Program (DEP) and entered on active duty in September 1982. He completed basic training and Radioman Apprenticeship “A” School (honor graduate) in San Diego, California in February 1983. His enlisted assignments include NAVCAMS LANT, USS HARRY E. YARNELL (CG-17), USS ESTOCIN (FFG-15), USS NORMANDY (CG-60/PLANKOWNER), and NAS NORFOLK, VA. As an enlisted Sailor, he earned his Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist, Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist and Command Career Counselor badges and attaining the rank of Radioman, Senior Chief Petty Officer.
In March 1995, CDR Fischer was commissioned under the Limited Duty Officer (LDO) commissioning program. His Officer assignments include USS NASHVILLE (LPD-13), NCTAMS EURCENT DET LONDON UK, USS HARRY S. TRUMAN (CVN-75), USEUCOM JOINT ANALYSIS CENTER UK, SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND EUROPE and CARRIER STRIKE GROUP TWO aboard the USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH (CVN-77) flagship.
CDR Fischer’s awards include the Joint Meritorious Unit Commendation (3), Navy Unit Commendation (2), Meritorious Unit Commendation (2), Battle Efficiency (3), Good Conduct (4), National Defense (2), Southwest Asia Campaign (3) Humanitarian Service and Sea Service Deployment (6) awards and medals.