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CDR Davis 

Commanding Officer  |  Executive Officer  | Command Master Chief

CDR Joel D. Davis Executive Officer


CDR Davis Joined the Navy in 1982 from Nashville, Tennessee and attended CTR “A” school at Corry Station, Pensacola, Florida.  His first tours were at NSGA San Vito and NSGA Edzell where he served as a collection operator, traffic analyst, and Direct Support operator/analyst in USS RICHMOND K. TURNER (CG-20) and USS WAINWRIGHT (CG-28) in eastern Mediterranean and northern Atlantic operations, respectively.  CDR Davis was then ordered to USS TEXAS (CGN-39) where he served as OUTBOARD Leading Chief for southern Pacific and western Pacific/Arabian Gulf deployments.  After TEXAS, CDR Davis instructed at the Cryptologic Division Officer’s Course at Naval Security Station in Washington, DC where he advanced to Senior Chief Petty Officer.

  CDR Davis was commissioned through Officer Candidate School at Pensacola in 1995.  He served as Signals Warfare Officer in USS MONTEREY (CG-61) where he received his designation as Surface Warfare Officer and deployed to the Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf.  CDR Davis next served as bilateral engagements officer and deputy Cryptologic Operations officer on the staff of Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe followed by a tour as Officer-in-Charge of NSGD Yakima.  He then reported to CID Corry Station, Pensacola, Florida as the CTR “A” and “C” schools and Digital Network Analysis schools division officer and later as the Director of Training for learning site Corry.  CDR Davis then served as the IO Branch Chief for JIOC, USPACOM before reporting as the ISR Chief, Collections Manager, and Chief of Intelligence Operations at COMUSNAVCENT/Commander Fifth Fleet.  Following COMFIFTHFLT he reported as the Director of Plans at NIOC Norfolk/CTF1030 and has most recently deployed to USFOR-A/ISAF Headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan serving as the Deputy IO Director and STO Chief.  CDR Davis joined NIOC Maryland/CTF1060 as the Executive Officer in May 2013.

 CDR Davis holds an MMAS as a Strategist from the US Army Command and General Staff College.  His personal decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (2), the Meritorious Service Medal (2), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4), Joint Service Achievement Medal, and Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (5).