Captain Michael P. Huck
CAPT Huck is a native of Bellevue, Nebraska and a 1990 graduate of the United States Naval Academy. His sea tours include service on USS O’BRIEN (DD 975), HMS BRAZEN (F 91), USS BRISCOE (DD 977), USS NORMANDY (CG 60), and USS MAHAN (DDG 72).
CAPT Huck commanded USS HALYBURTON (FFG 40) where he participated in counter piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden with Standing NATO Maritime Group One.
His shore duties include Director of Fleet Training, at Surface Warfare Officers School and as Sea Shield Branch Head within Assessment Division, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (N81). Prior to Command, he was assigned to the Joint Staff as the JCIDS Integration Branch Chief in DJ7, Director for Joint Force Development.
CAPT Huck earned a Master of Science degree in Physical Oceanography with distinction from the Naval Postgraduate School and a Master of Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College. His awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (4), Navy Commendation Medal (2) and the Navy Achievement Medal (3), as well as various unit awards.