Lieutenant Commander Kubic was commissioned as an Ensign in the Navy Civil Engineer Corps in 1999 upon completion of Officer Candidate School. He graduated from Lehigh University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and in 1999 with a Master of Science Civil Engineering. In addition to his two degrees from Lehigh University, LCDR Kubic received a Master of Science in Ocean Resources and Engineering from the University of Hawaii in 2009. In September 1999, Ensign Kubic reported to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion THREE where he served as the Officer in Charge of the Seychelles Deployment for Training and the Material Liaison Officer for the Guam deployment. For the Rota deployment, he served as the Officer in Charge of Detail Naples and Charlie Company Commander. Following his Battalion tour, Lieutenant Junior Grade Kubic reported to the Defense Language School in Monterey, California where he studied Italian in preparation for his assignment to Naval Air Station Sigonella. While at NAS Sigonella from 2002 to 2005, he completed two tours and served as Assistant Resident Officer in Charge of Construction and as Public Works Operations Officer. Lieutenant Kubic reported to the 30th Naval Construction Regiment in August 2005, as the Okinawa Operations Officer and the Future Operations Officer. While assigned to the 30th Naval Construction Regiment, he deployed twice to the Al Anbar Province of Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Prior to his assignment with the Naval Air Systems Command (PMA205 Ocean Systems) in 2009, Lieutenant Kubic completed dive school in Panama City, Florida and qualified as a Marine Engineer Dive Officer. As the Integrated Product Team Lead for PMA205, Lieutenant Commander Kubic managed several Underwater Tactical Training Range Abbreviated Acquisition Programs and one ACAT IV program. Lieutenant Commander Kubic is qualified as a Seabee Combat Warfare, Fleet Marine Force, and Marine Engineer Dive Officer. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia and is a certified DAWIA Level II Acquisition Program Manager. His personal awards include the Naval Commendation Medal (four awards) and the Fleet Marine Force Ribbon. Lieutenant Commander Kubic has published two technical papers: (1) Life cycle analysis of waterfront structures (a qualitative process model) found in the 2008 Proceeding from the International Association for Life- Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE 08) and (2) Evaluation of Dynamic Analysis Methods for Seismic Analysis of Drydocks, found in the peer reviewed Marine Technology Society Journal (Vol. 43, No.1, 2009).