Eric S. Wiese
Captain Eric Scott Wiese was born at Naval Station Sanford, Florida. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science in History. He is a 2001 graduate of the Naval War College, earning an MA in National Security and Strategic Studies. In 2006, he earned an MBA from the Naval Postgraduate School, concentrating in Financial Management.
Upon graduation, Captain Wiese was awarded the Admiral Thomas F. McIntire Award for Academic Excellence and the Admiral Joseph C. Conrad Award for Excellence in Financial Management Research.
Captain Wiese’s Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Force tours include: Patrol Squadron TWENTY-SIX, as an instructor at Patrol Squadron THIRTY, a department head tour with Patrol Squadron EIGHT, as Operations Officer for Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing ELEVEN and as Executive/Commanding Officer of Patrol Squadron EIGHT. Subsequent to his command tour, Captain Wiese served as Deputy Commander, Task Force FIVE-SEVEN, home-ported in Manama, Bahrain. His other operational tour was as Aide and Flag Lieutenant to Commander, Battle Force SEVENTH Fleet in Yokosuka Japan.
Captain Wiese assumed command of Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing Eleven on 29 June 2012.
Captain Wiese’s personal awards include the Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (3), Air Medal (Strike/Flight), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3), and various campaign, service, and unit awards.