Commander Morgan Roberts
Commander Morgan Roberts is a native of Virginia. He graduated from The Citadel (The Military College of South Carolina) in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, and from Oklahoma University in 2016 with a Master of Arts degree in International Affairs.
Assignments afloat include the Auxiliary Officer and Electrical Officer aboard (DDG 56); Navigator and Assistant Operations Officer aboard USS SPRUANCE (DD 963), Chief Engineer aboard USS COLE (DDG 67). Roberts then served as Executive Officer later fleeting up to Commanding Officer of MCM Crew Leader, embarking five different Avenger class hulls with three deployments to Bahrain. CDR Roberts is currently serving as Executive Officer of USS JASON DUNHAM (DDG 109).
CDR Roberts’ shore tours were serving as the Exercise Planner and Executive Officer for EUCOM’s Interagency Partnering Directorate and as flag aide to CDR Naval Network and Space Operations Command (NNSOC).
His awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (with two gold stars), the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (with one gold star), and two Battle “E” awards along with a variety of unit and campaign awards.