CAPT Joseph A. Campbell
A native of Portsmouth, VA, Captain Campbell earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering and received his commission as an Ensign upon graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1987. Following an engineering tour aboard USS DEWEY (DDG 45), he transferred to the Civil Engineer Corps in 1990. He subsequently earned a Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas in 1998 and also completed the Advanced Management Program (2004), the Navy Corporate Business Course (2005), and the Advanced Executive Program at Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management (2008).
Previous assignments include Officer in Charge of Construction, Marine Corps Installations West; Base Operations Support Budget Analyst, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy Financial Management and Budget; Operations Officer, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Hawaii; Operations Officer, THIRTIETH Naval Construction Regiment (OIF Ground Offensive, OEF, UFL 03 & 04, Cobra Gold 04, Balikitan 04); Operations Officer Amphibious Construction Battalion TWO (JLOTS/TurboCADS 01, Dynamic Mix 02); Executive Assistant to Commander, Atlantic Division Naval Facilities Engineering Command; Company Commander / Detail Officer in Charge, and AirDet OIC, U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion ONE (Med & Pac deployments); Plans and Programs Officer, Naval Public Works Center, Pensacola, FL; Assistant Officer in Charge of Construction, Charleston Naval Shipyard, SC; Auxiliaries and Electrical Officer, Main Propulsion Assistant; and Chief Engineer, USS DEWEY (DDG 45) (Persian Gulf deployment). Captain Campbell’s most recent assignment prior to assuming command of Amphibious Construction Battalion TWO, was as the Director, Facilities and Environmental (N4) with Commander, Navy Installations Command.
Captain Campbell is a qualified Seabee Combat Warfare Officer, Surface Warfare Officer, and Naval Parachutist. He is a registered professional engineer in the State of Alabama, and a member of the Acquisition Professional Community and the Society of American Military Engineers. His personal awards include the Legion of Merit (two awards), Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards), and the Combat Action Ribbon. Captain Campbell was also awarded the 2003 Society of American Military Engineers “Moreell Medal”.