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Naval Oceanography


 

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Commanding Officer

 

Captain John A. Okon, a native of Syracuse, NY, graduated from the State University of New York Maritime College at Fort Schuyler with a Bachelor of Science in meteorology and oceanography, a U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Marine Third Mate License, and was commissioned an Ensign in May 1991.

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Executive Officer

 

Commander Joe Martin is a native of Gig Harbor, Wash. He enlisted in the Navy in April 1987. Upon graduation from Nuclear Power School, he applied for and was awarded a NROTC scholarship. CDR Martin was commissioned in August 1992 from University of Washington. (Click photo for full bio)

 

 

 

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Technical Director

Mr. Rich Woodford received his Bachelor of Science degree in Physics (Astrophysics concentration) from the University of Missouri – St. Louis and his Master’s Degree in Meteorology (concentration in Tropical) from St. Louis University.  He has taken several post-graduate Meteorology courses from St. Louis University and advanced to candidacy in the PhD (Climatology) Program at the University of New Mexico.

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