Chief Staff Officer (April 24, 2017 - Present)
CDR Steven R. Reynolds
Chief Staff Officer 

Commander Reynolds is native of Antioch, California. He enlisted in 1987, attained the rank of Chief Boatswains Mate in 1996, and was commissioned as a Limited Duty Officer in 2000.

His enlisted tours included service on the USS SPARTANBURG COUNTY (LST 1192), USS MOUNT HOOD (AE 29), Fleet Training Center Treasure Island, and USS TARAWA (LHA 1).

Following commissioning in 2000, CDR Reynolds served as Ships BOSN on USS CORONADO (AGF 11), Assistant First Lieutenant on USS TARAWA (LHA-1), DET OIC at Assault Craft Unit Five, First Lieutenant on USS DUBUQUE (LPD 8), Lead AMW certifying officer at Naval Beach Group One, and First Lieutenant on USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN-76). He has deployed in nearly every fleet and participated in Operations Desert Shield, Desert Storm, and Enduring Freedom to name a few.

He earned an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts from Los Medanos College in California.

CDR Reynolds reported to Amphibious Squadron THREE in February 2014 and has been assigned as Chief Staff Officer, N7, SWO, and Staff First Lieutenant during his tour.

His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (seven awards), Navy Achievement Medal (three awards) and numerous unit and service awards.

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