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Captain Christopher Kurgan
Civil Engineer Corps (CEC)
Commander, Naval Construction Group ONE

Captain Kurgan was born in Chicago, IL.

He was commissioned through the NROTC program in 1990, and reported onboard NCG 1 in June 2014.

Career History:
  • Deputy Commander for Operations, NAVFAC Pacific, Pearl Harbor, HI; 2012-2014
  • Guam Program Management Officer, NAVFAC Pacific, Pearl Harbor, HI; 2011-2012
  • Commanding Officer, NMCB ONE THIRTY THREE, Gulfport, MS; 2009-2011
  • Operations Officer, NAVFAC Europe, Africa and Southwest Asia, Naples, Italy; 2007-2009
  • Future Operations Officer, FIRST Naval Construction Division, Port Hueneme, CA; 2005-2007
  • Operations Officer, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion FOUR, Port Hueneme, CA; 2003-2005
  • Director of Construction, ROICC Bangkok, Thailand; 2001-2003
  • Public Works Officer, Naval Support Facility, Thurmont, MD; 1998-2000
  • Senior Assistant Resident OIC, Construction Contracts Ventura County, Point Mugu, CA; 1995-1998
  • Command Adjutant, Naval School CECOS; 1993-1995
  • Junior Officer, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion SEVENTY FOUR, Gulfport, MS; 1991-1993


  • Executive Training Program, Kellogg School, Northwestern University; 2012
  • Masters of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder; 2001
  • Bachelors of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Vanderbilt University; 1990

Professional Qualifications:

  • Seabee Combat Warfare
  • Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Ohio
  • Defense Acquisition Corps


  • Legion of Merit
  • Bronze Star (2 awards)
  • Defense Meritorious Service Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal (3 awards)
  • Navy Commendation Medal (5 awards)
  • Joint Achievement Medal (2 awards)
  • Presidential Service Badge
  • 2004 Admiral Ben Moreell Medal
  • Various Campaign and Unit Awards

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