Commander Laurie Scott was commissioned an Ensign in 1996 and subsequently assigned to Public Works Center Jacksonville, FL where he served as NAS Jacksonville Zone Manager. In 1999, Scott assumed duties as Assistant Resident Officer-in-Charge of Construction, Southern Division Engineering Command, Naval Station Mayport, FL. Following back-to-back tours in Florida, he transferred to Great Lakes, IL where he served as the Civil Engineer Corps Midwest Accessions Officer. Scott followed with duty under instruction at the University of Illinois Urbana- Champaign. In 2002, he was assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion THREE where he served as Bravo Company Commander while deployed to Okinawa, Japan; Air Detachment Officer-in-Charge (OIC) while deployed to the Philippines in support of Exercise Balikatan; and Special Operations Force Support Platoon OIC while deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Scott transferred to NAVFAC Headquarters in Washington, DC in 2004 where he held several positions including Operations Department Business Assessment Branch Head, Aide to the Chief of Civil Engineers, and Navy Expeditionary Combat Enterprise Assistant Deputy Chief Operations Officer. Scott followed with duty under instruction at Marine Corps Command and Staff College before reporting to Commander Navy Installation Command, Washington, DC in 2008 where he served as the SRM Action Officer. He transferred to the island of Guam in 2009 where he served as the Assistant Regional Engineer for Joint Region Marianas and Assistant Operations Officer for NAVFAC Marianas. In May 2012 Scott became the Chief Staff Officer for FIRST Naval Construction Regiment, Port Hueneme, CA. He assumed duties as Operations Officer for Naval Construction Group ONE/30th Naval Construction Regiment in May 2014.
CDR Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, a Master of Urban Planning degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and Master of Military Science from U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College.
CDR Scott is a registered professional engineer (civil) in the District of Columbia. He is a member of the Acquisition Professional Community, National Society of Professional Engineers and a Life Member of the Society of American Military Engineers. His personal awards include a Meritorious Service Medals (two awards), Navy Commendation Medals (five awards), Army Commendation Medal, and Navy Achievement Medals (two awards).