Naval Oceanography

The Naval Oceanography Operations Command


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Commanding Officer

Captain Tony Miller is a native of Ellisville, Miss. He was commissioned in 1990 after graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy with a bachelor’s degree in oceanography.  After completing Surface Warfare Officer’s School in Newport, R.I., he reported as Damage Control Assistant aboard USS La Moure County (LST-1194). During this tour, he qualified as a Surface Warfare Officer, deployed to the Mediterranean Sea, and later served as First and Second Division Officer.

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Executive Officer 

Commander Butler is a native of Camden, Tenn., and graduated from the University of Memphis in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He has a Master of Science degree in Meteorology and Oceanography from the Naval Postgraduate School and is a graduate of the Navy’s Nuclear Power training program.

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