COMPHIBRON EIGHT


CAPT Timothy L. Schorr
Commander

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Captain Schorr is a native of La Rue, Ohio.  He graduated from The Ohio State University in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgical Engineering.   Following Officer Candidate School he was commissioned and began training in the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. 

His sea tours include M-Division Officer in USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65), Ordnance Officer in USS KLAKRING (FFG 42), Operations Officer in USS KAUFFMAN (FFG 59), Main Propulsion Assistant in USS NIMITZ (CVN 68), Executive Officer in USS CARR (FFG 52), and Commanding Officer in USS MCFAUL (DDG 74).  He served as Reactor Officer in USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73) based in Yokosuka, Japan, until May 2012, then reported to Amphibious Squadron EIGHT as the Deputy Commander.  He assumed Command of Amphibious Squadron EIGHT in October 2013. 

Captain Schorr has served ashore as a Naval Science Instructor at Navy ROTC Unit, Miami University; as Special Assistant to the Director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program; as Chief Staff Officer, Destroyer Squadron TWO; and as the Sea and Air Branch Chief, Joint Staff, J8, Force Application Assessment Division.  He holds a Masters Degree in Systems Analysis from Miami University.

His personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, and the Joint Service Commendation Medal.