CAPT William Rockwell Daly

Captain Daly’s career has been marked by numerous deployments to multiple theaters of operations. In addition to his operational tours, he has trained for and been utilized in jobs requiring expertise in financial management and resourcing, and in strategy and political-military affairs.

Afloat, Captain Daly has served on cruiser and destroyer type ships including USS MOBILE BAY, USS SPRUANCE, USS THOMAS S GATES and USS GETTYSBURG. He commanded USS FARRAGUT. He deployed extensively to the Middle East, the Western Pacific, Europe and South America. Ashore, Captain Daly has served on the staffs of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, the Chief of Naval Operations (two tours) and the Commander, Pacific Fleet.

Captain Daly is a Financial Management (FM) sub-specialist, a proven Naval Strategy sub-specialist, and a Political-Military (POL-MIL) sub-specialist. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy. He has master’s degrees from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, where he was the Navy’s Arthur Moreau Scholar for International Relations, and from the United States Naval War College. At the Naval War College he was the American student selected for the first full-year curriculum of the international officer’s program at the Naval Staff College. Captain Daly was an MIT Seminar XXI fellow and a fellow at the Department of State Foreign Service Institute National Security Executive Leadership Seminar.




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