Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic

CAPT Brett Genoble

Commander  |  Chief of Staff  |  FORCE Master Chief

CAPT Brett Genoble

Captain Brett Genoble, a native of Montville, New Jersey, began his naval career at the U.S. Navy Academy, graduating in 1985 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering.  Early tours include instructor at the Nuclear Propulsion Training Unit, Division and Operations Officer aboard USS MINNEAPOLIS-SAINT PAUL (SSN 708), Engineer Officer aboard USS CINCINNATI (SSN 693), Fleet Liaison Officer at Naval Reactors, Submarine Detailer at the Bureau of Naval Personnel, Executive Officer aboard  USS HYMAN G. RICKOVER (SSN 709), and Flag Secretary to Commander, SIXTH Fleet.

Capt. Genoble's first command assignment was as Commanding Officer, USS ALBANY (SSN 753) in June 2002.  During his time in command, ALBANY completed a Depot Modernization Period, deployed to the Mediterranean Sea and Persian Gulf with the GEORGE WASHINGTON Carrier Strike Group, and was awarded the COMSUBRON SIX Battle Efficiency "E" award for calendar year 2004.

Following command, he served as a Senior Board Member of the Atlantic Fleet Nuclear Propulsion Examining Board at U.S. Fleet Forces Command and as the Chief of Policy, Doctrine and International Affairs at U.S. Strategic Command.

After his tour at U.S. Strategic Command, Captain Genoble assumed command of Submarine Squadron ELEVEN, homeported in San Diego, where he was responsible for the mission readiness of seven submarines, a floating drydock and three torpedo weapons retirievers and their crews.

In October 2010, Captain Genoble assumed duties as the Executive Assistant to the Chief of Naval Personnel/Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education.  He assumed his current position as Chief of Staff, Commander Submarine Force Atlantic in Norfolk, Virginia, June 11, 2013.

Captain Genoble received a Master of Science degree in Engineering Administration from Virginia Polytechnical Institute.  He is authorized to wear various personal, campaign and unit awards.