Commanding Officer

  CAPT Ryan B. Scholl


Captain Ryan B. Scholl, a native of Beltsville, Md., attended Princeton University and graduated in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.  He received his commission as an ensign from Aviation Officer Candidate School.  He was subsequently designated a Naval Aviator in February 1990. Scholl reported to Attack Squadron (VA) 122 in NAS Lemoore, Calif., for A-7E replacement pilot training.

In September 1990, Scholl was assigned to the “Gunslingers” of Attack Squadron (VA) 105 at Cecil Field, Fla., and soon thereafter transitioned to the F/A-18.  In July 1994, he was selected to the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron to serve as a demonstration pilot in three seasons with the Blue Angels.  Following this assignment, Scholl reported to the “Rampagers” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 83 for his department head tour.  In March 2001, he attended the Navy War College in Newport, R.I.

Scholl reported to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81 as executive officer in April 2003, and assumed command of the “Sunliners” in September 2004 completing a Mediterranean/Persian Gulf deployment. In January 2006, Scholl assumed command of the Joint Provincial Reconstruction Team, Asadabad, Afghanistan, conducting hundreds of constructions, governance and humanitarian assistance missions in Kunar and Nuristan provinces.

Scholl then completed Navy Nuclear Power Training curriculum and reported in May 2009 as the executive officer of the USS Enterprise (CVN 65).  In October 2011, Scholl assumed command of the USS Ashland (LSD 48) during the mid-life overhaul in Metro shipyard.  Scholl’s most recent assignment was the assistant chief of staff for Force Readiness at Naval Air Forces Pacific.

Scholl’s personal decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Strike/Flight Air Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and various unit, campaign and service ribbons.  He has accumulated over 4,200 tactical jet flight hours and 734 carrier-arrested landings.



  Executive Officer     




 CAPT Cassidy C. Norman  


Captain Cassidy C. Norman is from Austin, Texas and graduated from the University of Texas in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering.  Soon after, he was commissioned as a Naval Officer at the Aviation Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, Florida. 

Based in Japan, Captain Norman completed his first tour with the VFA-192 “Golden Dragons” aboard the USS Independence (CV 62) and the USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) supporting Operation SOUTHERN WATCH on two separate cruises before attending US Naval Test Pilot School.  During his following tour with VX-30 “Bloodhounds” in Point Mugu, CA, he served as the Navy’s AMRAAM and ITALD Project Officer and test pilot for over 40 weapons test programs. 

In 2004, serving as Strike Operations Officer for Carrier Air Wing Seventeen, Captain Norman integrated the first GBU-38 Joint Direct Attack Munitions employed in combat while on cruise on the USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM.  In 2005, Captain Norman joined the VFA-136 “Knighthawks” for two successive cruises aboard the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) in support of Operations IRAQI FREEDOM and ENDURING FREEDOM.  

Captain Norman then joined the VFA-83 “Rampagers” and served as executive officer and commanding officer.  The squadron deployed in 2009 and again in 2010 in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM aboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69).    Captain Norman’s most recent assignment was on the Joint Chiefs of Staff (J8), where he organized and moderated several Strategic Seminars and Interagency war games.

Captain Norman has logged 698 traps and 116 combat missions in the F/A-18C and more than 2,900 flight hours in 42 different types of aircraft.  He earned a Master of Science Degree in Aviation Systems from the University of Tennessee in 2003 and a Master of Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College in 2008.  His military awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, five Strike/Flight Air Medals, four Navy Commendation Medals, three Navy Achievement Medals and various unit and campaign decorations.


 Command Master Chief



CMDCM Antonio D. Perryman 


Command Master Chief (AW/SW) Antonio “Tony” Perryman was born in Mobile, Ala. and entered the Navy in June 1989 at Recruit Training Command in San Diego, Calif.  He attended Seaman Apprenticeship Training in San Diego, and attended Quartermaster “A” School in Orlando, Fla.

His previous assignments include Quartermaster onboard USS Independence (CV 62) home ported in San Diego and homeport change to Yokosuka, Japan.  He then reported to USS Monterey (CG 61) homeported in Mayport, Fla.  Upon successful completion of this tour, he transferred to his first shore duty OPNAV CNO (Pentagon) in Arlington, Va.  He then returned to sea duty onboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65) in Norfolk, Va. and it’s during this tour he was initiated into the Chief Petty Officers’ Mess.  Following this tour, he reported to Afloat Training Group (ATG) Mayport, Fla. where he was advanced to Senior Chief Petty Officer and qualified as an Afloat Training Specialist.  He then returned to sea duty Pre-Commissioning Unit Farragut and then USS Farragut (DDG 99) in Mayport, Fla.  Later, he transferred to USS Doyle (FFG 39) Mayport, Fla., and it’s during this tour that Perryman was selected to the Command Senior Chief program.  He reported to USS Robert G. Bradley (FFG 49) Mayport, Fla. as Command Senior Chief and, four months into his tour, he was selected to Master Chief Quartermaster.  Upon completion of this tour he then reported as Command Master Chief of Strike Fighter Squadron 37 in Virginia Beach, Va.  Upon completion of this tour he reported to Strike Fighter Squadron 106.

In March 2015, he assumed his current role as Command Master Chief of USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).  He is a graduate of the Navy’s Senior Enlisted Academy (Non-resident Course Class #23) and the Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat Course (Class #69).

Perryman’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corp Commendation Medal (3 awards), Navy and Marine Corp Achievement Medal (7 awards), Good Conduct Medal (8 awards), and numerous individual, Campaign, and Unit awards.