Captain Robert J. Clark
Chief of Staff, Submarine Group 10
Captain Clark, a native of Fountain Valley, California, graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and was commissioned through the NROTC program. His past sea assignments include Commanding Officer, USS Emory S Land (AS 40); Commanding Officer, USS Rhode Island (SSBN 740) (Blue); Executive Officer, USS Newport News (SSN 750); Engineer Officer, USS Wyoming (SSBN 741) (Blue); and various Division Officer assignments on USS Baton Rouge (SSN 689).
Ashore, Captain Clark’s most recent assignment was Deputy Director for Navy Programs at the Navy’s Office of Legislative Affairs. Prior to that, he served as the Deputy for Operations at Joint Functional Component Command for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance. He has also served as the Shipbuilding, Surface and Submarine Programming Branch Head on the OPNAV Staff (N80); as Material Officer for Submarine Squadron 20; and as Performance Monitoring Team OIC for Submarine Squadron 11.
He holds a MS in National Resourcing Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces and an MBA from Troy State University. His decorations include the Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, as well as other personal and unit level awards and citations.