Lieutenant Commander Shan Bogart
Lieutenant Commander Shan Bogart was born in Atlanta, Georgia on March 23, 1970. He started his Navy career in 1988, serving 12 years in the enlisted ranks. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from the University of North Florida in 2000, and earned his commission from Jacksonville University’s Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps the same year. After commissioning he attended Surface Warfare Officer School in Newport, RI. Upon completion of the Basic Division Officer Course in December 2000, he went on to serve as the Damage Control Assistant in USS Halyburton; subsequently he was selected for the 30 month division officer tour and fleeted up as the Combat Information Center Officer. Aboard the USS HALYBURTON (FFG 40), he completed three Counter Narcotic deployments to South America and one Standing NATO Forces Atlantic Deployment.
In June 2003, Lieutenant Commander Bogart reported to Afloat Training Group Mayport and served as a Training Liaison Officer. He successfully planned and led the USS McINERNEY (FFG 8) and USS DOYLE (FFG 39) through two rigorous Inter-deployment Training Cycles. He earned his Master of Arts degree in Computer Resources and Information Management from Webster University in 2006.
In June 2006, Lieutenant Commander Bogart attended the Surface Warfare Officer Department Head Afloat School in Newport, RI. He went on to serve as the Chief Engineer in USS TAYLOR (FFG 50). During this tour he successfully planned, coordinated and executed two Engineering Operations Certifications. He also served as the Executive Officer during the final four months of a Standing Maritime Group One Deployment. In 2008 he transferred to Commander Destroyer Squadron TWO FOUR where he served as the Staff Material Officer for USS THE SULLIVANS (DDG 68), USS FARRAGUT (DDG 99), USS CARNEY (DDG 64) and USS ROOSEVELT (DDG 80). During his tour with COMDESRON 24 he completed three Joint Warrior exercises while serving as a Staff Tactical Action Officer.
In July 2010, Lieutenant Commander Bogart reported to Fort Leavenworth, KS, to attend the US Army Command and General Staff College. Upon completion of the JPME 1 course, he was selected to remain at CGSC on staff as a Department of Joint, Interagency and Multinational Operations Instructor. In April 2012, LCDR Bogart was one of five nominees for CGSC Military Instructor of the Year.
Lieutenant Commander Bogart’s decorations include five Navy Commendation Medals, one Army Commendation Medal, Four Navy Achievement Medals, and numerous other personal, unit and campaign medals and ribbons.