Executive Officer (November 2009 - November 2011) 
Lieutenant Commander Dan Arthur
Executive Officer (November 2009 - November 2011)

LCDR Arthur was born in Killeen, TX and raised in California, Germany, and Virginia. He was awarded a four year NROTC scholarship to attend Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University where he graduated and received his commission in 1996.

His first tour of duty was aboard USS CARR (FFG-52), where he served as Damage Control Assistant. In November 1998, LCDR Arthur reported to USS MONTEREY (CG-61) as the CIC Division Officer.

In October 2000, LCDR Arthur reported to USS BARRY (DDG-52) as the Chief Engineer. In June 2002, LCDR Arthur reported to USS THORN (DD-988) as the Chief Engineer. In June 2004, LCDR Arthur was selected to attend the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). While assigned to NPS, he obtained a Master’s Degree in Space Systems Operations. He completed his Joint Professional Military Education (JPME I) at NPS.

In October 2004, LCDR Arthur reported to Mobile Security Squadron THREE (later Maritime Expeditionary Security Squadron THREE) as the Officer in Charge of Maritime Security Detachment THREE THREE and Maritime Expeditionary Security Detachment THREE TWO TWO.

LCDR Arthur’s tour ashore was as the Deputy Executive Assistant to the DCNO for Communication Networks (N6).

LCDR Arthur’s awards include the Meritorious Service Medal; Navy Commendation Medal; Navy Achievement Medal and various unit and service awards.


GSE1 John Moore teaches the basics of STOCKDALE’s engineering
USS STOCKDALE Hosts Army and Navy Academy
STOCKDALE’s Executive Officer, LCDR Dan Arthur, coaches ENS Jackie Juhn through the art of conning during an UNREP alongside USN
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Radcliffe (right), demonstrates onion cutting techniques.
USS Stockdale (DDG 106) crew in Kota Kinabalu
STOCKDALE Sailors salute those fallen in the Battle off Samar
USS Stockdale (DDG 106) Hosts Midshipmen for Summer Training
USS Stockdale (DDG 106) leads the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group
USS STOCKDALE DDG 106 departs for its maiden deployment
USS Stockdale (DDG 106) pulls alongside the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a refueling at sea
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) pulls alongside the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson
Stockdale, Gridley Conduct a Passing Exercise in the Sea of Japan
Lt. J.G. Nathan Getty plays with balloons with a child at the Jinhae Jae-Hwal-Won home for handicapped children.
USS Stockdale (DDG 106) Homecoming
Army and Navy Visit
The USS STOCKDALE (DDG 106) Wardroom visiting Mrs. Stockdale
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