USS MAHAN


Commander Joe Matison
Executive Officer

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Commander Joe Matison was commissioned in 1997 from the United States Naval Academy. He is also a 2008 graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.

Afloat he has served his Division Officer tours on USS McInerney (FFG 8) and USS Ramage (DDG 61). Following these two tours he was assigned to Assault Craft Unit ONE. As a Department Head he served on USS Nicholas (FFG 47) and USS Antietam (CG 54).

Ashore, Commander Matison served overseas in Afghanistan and prior to becoming Executive Officer on USS Mahan, he served on the staff of Military Sealift Command Headquarters in Washington, DC.