CAPT Douglas Schelb
NCTS Naples Commanding Officer
Captain Doug Schelb is a native of Kalamazoo, Michigan. He received his commission as a Special Duty Officer, Cryptology (now Information Warfare) through ROTC in 1993.CAPT Schelb completed initial operational tours as a Cryptologic Direct Support Officer at Naval Security Group Activity, Misawa Japan and as Assistant Operations Officer and OUTBOARD Officer aboard USS ARKANSAS (CGN-41). During these tours he completed multiple surface and subsurface deployments in the Western Pacific and Persian Gulf.
Follow-on tours included duty at Joint Special Operations Command in Fort Bragg, North Carolina where he deployed multiple times with Joint Special Operations Task Forces (JSOTF) in Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, and duty on the staff of Commander, Carrier Strike Group Nine in Everett, Washington as the Assistant Chief of Staff for Information Operations and the Deputy Information Warfare Commander (DIWC).
Ashore, CAPT Schelb has served as Officer in Charge of Naval Security Group Support Detachment Four, a CNO-directed Special Project mobile unit in Molesworth, United Kingdom, Executive Officer of Navy Information Operations Command, Misawa Japan, Deputy Director of Operations for the multiservice Misawa Security Operations Center (MSOC), and Commanding Officer of Navy Information Operations Command, Sugar Grove West Virginia.
He most recently completed an assignment at the National Security Agency where he served as a Senior Operations Officer in the National Security Operations Center (NSOC). CAPT Schelb is a graduate of the University of Michigan, the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California and the College of Naval Warfare in Newport Rhode Island. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Operations Engineering, Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering and National Security and Strategic Studies, and is designated a Joint Qualified Officer (JQO).
He became the 25th Commanding Officer of U.S. Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station Naples, Italy on 10 February 2016.