Deputy Commander (May 2015 - Present)
CAPT George Doyon
Deputy Commander

Captain Doyon a native of San Antonio, Texas, enlisted in the Navy in 1987. He was selected for the Broadened Opportunities for Officer Selection and Training (BOOST) program and graduated in 1988. In 1992, he attended Norwich University - Military College in Northfield, VT and graduated with a Business Degree.

After graduation, Captain Doyon attended the Surface Warfare Division Officer Course in San Diego, California. In January 1993, he reported to USS GERMANTOWN (LSD 42) in Sasebo, Japan where he served as Weapons Officer, First Lieutenant, M-Division Officer, Chief Engineer and Navigator.

In January 1997, he reported to the Bureau of Naval Personnel (PERS 41) in Washington, DC serving as the Division Officer Detailer. In 1999, he reported to the USS TORTUGA (LSD 46) in Norfolk, Virginia where he served as the Operations Officer. After completing his tour, in September 2000, Captain Doyon transferred to COMPHIBRON 4 as the N3 Operations Officer. In August 2002, he reported to COMPHIBGRU TWO as the Flag Secretary. Following this tour of duty, he reported to the Naval War College in Newport, RI and was awarded a Masters in National Security and Strategic Studies. In July 2005, he reported aboard the USS GUNSTON HALL (LSD 44) in Norfolk, Virginia as the Executive Officer. Upon departing in January 2007, Captain Doyon reported to OPNAV N85 as the In Service Amphibious Ships Requirements Officer.

Captain Doyon reported to USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50), at Joint Expeditionary Based Little Creek - Fort Story, in May 2009, to serve as Executive Officer as part of XO/CO fleet up pipeline and assumed command in December 2009. Less than a month after taking command, Captain Doyon led relief efforts during Operation Unified Response - Haiti as the first ship to arrive from Norfolk and orchestrated the landings from which all relief supplies flowed.

In June 2011, he reported to the Chief of Naval Operations Staff as the Executive Assistant to the Director for Expeditionary Warfare. In January 2013, he transferred to USSTRATCOM as the STRATCOM LNO to USAFRICOM in Stuttgart, Germany.

Captain Doyon's personal decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (six awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards), and various service and campaign decorations.
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