Captain Michael J. Stiglitz
Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group
FIRST Navy Expeditionary Logistics Regiment
Capt. Michael J. Stiglitz assumed the duties of Deputy Commander of Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group in April 2012 and is dual-hatted as the Commodore of FIRST Navy Expeditionary Logistics Regiment.
Stiglitz grew up in the Tampa Bay area of Florida and was commissioned in September 1990 through Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Management while at Georgia Tech and holds a Master of Accounting from the University of Florida. He is also a graduate of the Columbia Senior Executive Program at Columbia Business School.
Following completion of Navy Supply Corps School, Stiglitz served as Customer Service and Stores Officer aboard USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) and deployed in support of Operation Provide Promise, humanitarian efforts in the former Yugoslavia. For his department head tour, he served as Supply Officer of USS HAWES (FFG 53), where he completed a counter-narcotics deployment in the Caribbean and Eastern Pacific. He served as Operations Officer at Navy Cargo Handling Battalion ONE (NCHB 1), where he led the cargo handlers’ initial 11-month deployment to Operation Iraqi Freedom to offload the Maritime Prepositioning Force and follow-on shipping. He returned to NCHB 1 in September 2009 and assumed command of the Navy’s only active duty Cargo Handling Battalion. While in command, the Battalion deployed numerous detachments worldwide including an air cargo mission in Afghanistan, air cargo and Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore for humanitarian relief in Haiti, and the annual resupply mission of McMurdo Station in Antarctica. Following this command tour, he served as Chief Staff Officer at the SECOND Navy Expeditionary Logistics Regiment.
Stiglitz’s shore tours include assignments as Supply Officer, Mobile Inshore Undersea Warfare Unit 208, Miami, FL; Operational Support Officer and Comptroller, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka, Japan; Director of Plans and Policy, Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group, Williamsburg, VA; and Operational Support Officer and Logistics Planner, Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor.
Stiglitz’s decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards). He is qualified as a Naval Aviation Supply Officer and Surface Warfare Supply Corps Officer.