CDR Marc D. Boran
Commander Boran is a native of Jupiter, Florida. A 1994 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in General Science.
He served in Ships on the East and West Coast and has deployed to the Western Pacific, South Pacific, South China Sea, Indian Ocean, Arabian Gulf, Red Sea, Mediterranean Sea, and Eastern Atlantic Ocean. He served as First Division Officer and Three Main Machinery Division Officer in USS INDEPENDENCE (CV 62) homeported in Yokosuka, Japan. His second Division Officer tour was as Navigator in USS LAKE CHAMPLAIN (CG 57) homeported in San Diego, CA. As Weapons Officer and Combat Systems Officer during his Department Head tour he served in USS GETTYSBURG (CG 64), Air Defense Commander for ENTERPRISE Carrier Strike Group in support of operations ENDURING FREEDOM and IRAQI FREEDOM. His served in USS FARRAGUT (DDG 99) as Executive Officer from October 2007 to October 2009 and deployed to the U.S. Southern Command Area of Focus supporting Partnership of the America’s 2008.
Ashore, Commander Boran has been a Group Scheduler and Flag Secretary for Commander, Amphibious Group THREE. After completing his Department Head tour he served as Flag Secretary for the Superintendent at the United States Naval Academy. He is also a 2007 graduate of the United States Naval War College, earning a Master of Arts Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies. He served as Surface Placement Branch Head, Navy Personnel Command from November 2009 to March 2011.
Commander Boran’s decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (3), the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (2), and is authorized to wear various theater/service medals and ribbons.