Executive Officer (Relieved December 2011) 
CDR Kurt Sellerberg
Executive Officer (Relieved December 2011)

A native of Stanfordville, New York, Commander Kurt Sellerberg graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science degree in English.

CDR Sellerberg’s previous at sea assignments include Electrical Officer and Main Propulsion Assistant in USS FIFE (DD 991), Engineering Officer in USS JOHN PAUL JONES (DDG 53) and Materiel Officer in COMDESRON 23. Throughout his career he has completed multiple deployments and supported numerous operations including counter-drug operations in support of JIATF-W, Operations Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. 

Ashore, CDR Sellerberg earned a Master’s of Arts degree in Foreign Policy and Military Affairs from the Naval War College while serving as an instructor of Naval Science at the U.S. Naval Academy. He also served in the Pentagon on the Chief of Naval Operations Staff as Aide and Deputy Executive Assistant to Director, Surface Warfare (N86) and Director, Warfare Integration (N8F). He recently completed a joint tour as crisis action planner and Deputy Branch Chief, Northeast Asia, Future Operations Division (J35) in HQ USPACOM.

CDR Sellerberg is the Executive Officer in USS PREBLE (DDG 88), home ported in San Diego, California.

CDR Sellerberg’s personal decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (3 awards), Joint Achievement Service Medal, and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (2 Awards), and various meritorious unit, service and campaign awards.

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The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for RIMPAC
The guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) fires a surface-to-air missile off the coast of
As conning officer, Midshipman 3/C Joaquin Leal from the United States Naval Academy (USNA), prepares to give an order to maneuv
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Change Of Command Ceremony (May 6, 2011)

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