Commander (November 14, 2013 - Present)
CAPT Heidi C. Agle 

Captain Agle entered the Navy as an E-1 in May of 1983. In July of 1985, she entered the Naval Academy as a Second Class Fire Control Technician (FC2). Graduating from USNA in 1989, she began her commissioned service.

Captain Agle's first tour was Deck Officer and then Boilers Officer in USS WHITE PLAINS (AFS 4). Her Department Head tours were First Lieutenant in USS WHIDBEY ISLAND (LSD 41) and Operations Officer for Commander Amphibious Squadron Two (CPR2 N3). While serving as CPR2 N3, she deployed in USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3) and later in USS NASSAU (LHA 4). Her Executive Officer tour was served in USS PEARL HARBOR (LSD 52). Capt. Agle successfully completed her Command Tour in USS OAK HILL (LSD 51) in March of 2009; her tour in OAK HILL included a seven month, independent, anti-piracy deployment and a successful Engineering Operational Certification. She served recently as Chief of Staff for Amphibious Force Seventh Fleet embarking both USS ESSEX (LHD 2) and USS BONHOMME RICHARD (LHD 6) for multiple exercises and operations. Capt. Agle's sea service includes deployments in support of operations Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Noble Anvil, Joint Guardian, Allied Force, Avid Response, Shining Hope, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and Tomodachi.

Captain Agle's shore assignments include Schedules Officer for Commander Logistics Group One, Administrative Assistant to the Navy's Chief of Legislative Affairs, Human Resources Officer for Commander Naval Surface Forces Pacific, Student at the National War College, C2 Functional Capabilities Board Working Group Chair for the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff and Military Faculty at Command and Staff College, Marine Corps University.

Captain Agle is currently serving as Commander, Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 11 forward deployed in USS BONHOMME RICHARD (LHD 6).

Captain Agle holds a BS in English from USNA, an MBA with an Emphasis in Human Resource Management from National University, and an MS in National Security Strategy from the National War College, NDU.

Personal awards include a Legion of Merit, Bronze Star and Defense Meritorious Service Medal.
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