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Code 44

Division Head

(757) 444-3520 x 7147 DSN 564 


The primary mission of the Tactical Operations Division (Code 44) is to investigate all Navy and Marine Corps A and B/C (explosive) mishaps.  Additionally Code 44 is tasked with conducting Safety Surveys, high risk training assessments, providing statistical analysis, and developing lessons learned for the fleet and Operating Forces.





Safety Survey 


Navy/Marine Corps Parachuting/HRST 








Code 44 is staffed with the following mix of Navy, Marine Corps, and Civilian personnel:

Division Head:  Civilian

  - Senior Navy Investigator:  LCDR, Surface Warfare Officer

  - Senior Marine Corps Investigator:  Maj, 0402

    (1) Capt, 0302  (1) Capt, 0402  (1) Capt, 0802

    (1) Civilian Mishap Investigator / Parachute SME

    (1) Subject Matter Expert:  MSgt, 0451

    (1) Subject Matter Expert: PRCS  US Navy

    (1) Subject Matter Expert:  MSgt, 1371

    (1) Subject Matter Expert:  GySgt, 3529



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Contact Info: 757-444-3520 Ext. 7198 l  POC:

*Last Reviewed 14 Feb 2014*