CWO2 WILLIAM D. BEHR
NCTSFE DET Misawa OIC
CWO2 Behr graduated from O. Perry Walker High School in 1996. He completed his Associate's Degree in Information Systems from Grantham University in January 2011 and is currently working on his Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology from the University of Management and Technology. He hails from New Orleans, Louisiana.
In January 1996, CWO2 Behr joined the Navy under the Delayed Entry Program and reported to Recruit Basic Training in July 1996. He subsequently attended Radioman (RM) "A" school in October 1996 at Naval Training Center Great Lakes, Illinois.
He reported to USS SCOUT (MCM 8) for his first command in January 1996, where he completed 2 Mediterranean Cruises in 1997 and 1999.
His follow-on enlisted tours include USS DEXTROUS (MCM 13), NAVCOMTELSTA BAHRAIN, OPNAV TCC Washington DC, and Multi National Corps-Iraq.
He was promoted to Chief Petty Officer in 2005 while serving as the Operational Notes (OPNOTES) Writer for the CNO, VCNO, and numerous other Flag Officers throughout the Washington, DC area. He then served as Leading Chief Petty Officer onboard USS JOHN S MCCAIN (DDG 56) and at SPAWAR System Center Western Pacific as the Systems Analyst Section Leading Chief Petty Officer.
He was selected for Senior Chief and Chief Warrant Officer while serving as the ADP Operations Chief onboard USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73). He assumed the duties as Officer-in-Charge of NAVCOMTELSTA FAR EAST DET MISAWA JA in June of 2014.
In addition to earning his Information Professional Basic and Intermediate qualifications, as well as his Information Warfare Officer designation, he has been selected for promotion to Chief Warrant Officer Three and Lieutenant (Junior Grade). His next duty station will be USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19) homeported in Yokosuka, Japan.
CWO2 Behr's Awards include the Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (two), Navy and Marine Achievement Medals (five), and various campaign medals and unit awards.