Captain Rodney M. Moore reports aboard after serving in the NAVFAC Expeditionary Programs Office.
Captain Moore was raised in Shelbyville, Indiana. He was accessed through the Civil Engineer Corps Collegiate Program while attending Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, Arizona, graduating in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aeronautical Engineering. He was commissioned in October 1989 from Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island. He earned a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin in 1995. He graduated in 2004 from the Army’s Command and General Staff College in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He also completed the Executive Development Program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business in 2012.
His previous assignments include Company Officer/Detail Officer in Charge, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion ONE, Gulfport, Mississippi with deployments to Sicily, Spain and Diego Garcia; Officer in Charge, Naval Construction Battalion Unit 417, Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington; Public Works Shops Engineer, Navy Support Facility Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory; Resident Officer in Charge of Construction, Naval Air Station-Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas; Technical Training Officer, THIRTY-FIRST Naval Construction Regiment, Port Hueneme, California; Public Works Officer, Naval Station Ingleside, Texas; and Seabee Policy and Doctrine Branch Head, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Washington, DC.
From 2006 to 2008, he served as Chief Staff Officer, THIRTIETH Naval Construction Regiment, Port Hueneme, California, including a deployment in support of Multi-National Force-West during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM 06-08. He then completed an assignment as Public Works Officer, Public Works Department-Maine at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, New Hampshire from 2008 to 2010. He recently completed a 12-month individual augmentation deployment in support of Operation NEW DAWN serving as Chief, Theater Construction Fusion Cell for U.S. Forces-Iraq J7 in Baghdad, Iraq, where he was responsible for the management and closeout of the multi-billion dollar Iraqi Security Force reconstruction effort.
Captain Moore is a Seabee Combat Warfare and Fleet Marine Force Officer. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas and a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps. He served as President of the Piscataqua Post of the Society of American Military Engineers and is also the recipient of the Army Engineer Association’s Bronze Order of the deFleury Medal. His personal decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards). He has also been awarded various campaign, unit and expeditionary decorations.