|CDR Harry L. Marsh
Chief Staff Officer
Commander Harry Marsh, a native of Matoaca, Virginia, enlisted in the United States Navy on June 15, 1993. Upon completion of Recruit Training in San Diego, CA, he attended Broadened Opportunity for Officer Selection and Training (BOOST) and received a Navy ROTC scholarship. He attended Old Dominion University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He received his commission in 1998 and attended Basic Surface Warfare Officer School in Newport, RI.
Commander Marsh’s sea service includes assignments as Strike Warfare Officer in USS BRISCOE (DD 977), Training Officer in USS KAUFFMAN (FFG 59), Weapons Officer and Combat Systems Officer in USS RAMAGE (DDG 61), Executive Officer in USS MESA VERDE (LPD 19), and Commanding Officer in USS STETHEM (DDG 63).
Commander Marsh’s service ashore includes assignments to Afloat Training Group Norfolk as Training Liaison Officer, where he earned a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Old Dominion University; Naval War College, earning a Master’s Degree in National Security and Strategic Policy; and Navy Air and Missile Defense Command as Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff for BMD Training and Assessments.