USS MONTEREY


Commander Terry McNamara
Executive Officer

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Commander Terry McNamara is a 1999 graduate of Cornell University, where he was commissioned through the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps.

His career as a Surface Warfare Officer includes assignments in USS SIMPSON (FFG 56), USS LASSEN (DDG 82) and USS SHILOH (CG 67), and on the Amphibious Squadron 11 staff.

Ashore, he earned a master's degree in oceanography in 2006 from the Naval Postgraduate School. He has also served on the staffs of the Chief of Naval Operations, Iraq Training and Assistance Mission - Police, and United States Fleet Forces Command.

His decorations include the Joint Commendation Medal and Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (two).