Commodore (March 15, 2014 - Present)
Captain Shan M. Byrne

Captain Byrne is a native of Huntington, NY and is a 1989 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in General Science and has a Masters Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the National War College.

Captain Byrne’s sea service include assignments as Anti-Submarine Warfare Officer and First Lieutenant in USS FOX (CG 33), Combat Systems Officer in USS MOOSBRUGGER (DD 980), Commanding Officer in USS MONSOON (PC 4); Executive Officer in USS ANTIETAM (CG 54); Chief Staff Officer in Destroyer Squadron FIFTY; and Commanding Officer in USS STETHEM (DDG 63).

Captain Byrne’s service ashore include assignments as a Seamanship and Navigation instructor at the U.S. Naval Academy; Air Defense and Anti-Ship Missile Defense instructor for Royal Navy Primary Warfare Officers and Prospective Commanding Officers in Portsmouth, England; Current Operations Officer, ACOS for Operations, Executive Assistant for Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command / FIFTH Fleet, and Executive Assistant for Commander SEVENTH Fleet and Director, Navy Staff.

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