COMDESRON TWO


Captain Fred Pyle
Commodore

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Captain Pyle is a native of McAlisterville, Pennsylvania. He is a 1990 graduate of the Pensylvania State University.

At sea he served in the USS SOUTH CAROLINA (CGB 37) as Fire Control Officer and First Lieutenant, CRUISER DESTROYER GROUP TWO as Flag Lieutenant, USS PORTER (DDG 78) as Operations Officer, USS LAKE CHAMPLAIN (CG 57) as Operations Officer, USS PORTER (DDG 78) as Executive Officer, and USS WINSTON S. CHURCHILL (DDG 81) as Commanding Officer. During these at-sea tours, he made numerous deployments to the European, Central and Pacific Command Areas of Responsibility.

Ashore he attended the Naval Post Graduate School and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. He served in the Office of Budget on the Secretary of the Navy staff as a budget analyst, United States Joint Forces Command as Flag Secretary, and the Surface Warfare Directorate on the Navy staff as the Budget Branch Head.

Captain Pyle's personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, and Good Conduct Medal.