|LCDR Michael R. Wohnhaas
Executive Officer (January 2010 - January 2012)
Lieutenant Commander Michael R. Wohnhaas is a native of Barnesville, PA. He received his commission from the U.S. Naval Academy in May 1996 after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in History. He completed his Master of Military Arts and Sciences (MMAS) in Strategy, and Joint Professional Military Education (Phase I) curriculum, at Army Command and General Staff College in 2007. He went on to complete Joint Professional Military Education (Phase II) at the Joint Forces Staff College in Norfolk, VA."
LCDR Wohnhaas’s initial assignment was aboard USS Anzio (CG-68) where he was designated a Surface Warfare Officer and served as Communications Division Officer, Main Propulsion Division Officer, and Gunnery Officer. He then served as Damage Control Assistant aboard USS Supply (AOE-6). Following this tour, he served as Lead Damage Control and Gunnery instructor at the Surface Warfare Officer School, Division Officer Course, Newport, R.I. His Department Head tours included service as Combat Systems Officer aboard USS Vandegrift (FFG-48), as well as Force Protection and Combat Systems Officer at Commander, Destroyer Squadron 26. He recently finished a tour at USJFCOM Joint Enabling Capabilities Command, which included deployments to Ramadi, Iraq, and Kabul, Afghanistan.
LCDR Wohnhaas’s personal decorations include the Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and several other unit and service awards.