Captain Revelas was commissioned in April 1990 through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) program at the University of Virginia. He was born in Malden, MA and grew up in a suburb of Boston.
CAPT Revelas received a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Virginia in 1990. He entered the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program following commissioning, and completed division officer tours aboard USS TEXAS (CGN-39) and USS ARKANSAS (CGN-41) before executing a lateral transfer to the Civil Engineer Corps (CEC) in 1997.
CAPT Revelas' first CEC tour was as Assistant Resident Officer in Charge of Construction at Marine Corps Air Station, Miramar in San Diego, CA. In January 2000, he attended the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA, graduating in June 2001 with a Master of Science degree in Financial Management. CAPT Revelas reported to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion THREE as the Operations Officer in June 2001, conducting deployments to Rota, Spain and Okinawa, Japan. In July 2003, he reported to Navy Public Works Center, Norfolk where he served as the Sustainment, Restoration and Modernization Program Manager for Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, followed by a tour in NAVFAC Europe as the ROICC at Aviano Air Force Base in Italy. In September 2007, CAPT Revelas re-commissioned and assumed Command of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion ELEVEN, completing the unit’s inaugural deployment to Southwest Asia in 2009. Following his Command tour, he reported to Washington, DC where he served two years as Public Works Officer, Washington, a year as the Facilities Engineering Command Operations Officer, and a year as Director, NAVFAC Expeditionary Programs Office. CAPT Revelas assumed Command of the 22nd Naval Construction Regiment on 26 February 2013.
Captain Revelas' personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (five awards), Joint Service Commendation Medal and Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards). He is both Seabee Combat and Surface Warfare qualified, a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Washington, and a member of the Acquisition Professional Community and the Society of American Military Engineers.