|CDR Ray Gamicchia
Commander Ray Gamicchia graduated from North Carolina State University with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and was commissioned through the Enlisted Commissioning Program in May of 2000.
Sea duty tours include his initial assignment to USS FORD (FFG 54), where he served as Communications Officer from 2001 - 2002. He subsequently served as Reactor Laboratories Division Officer in USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72) from 2003 - 2005. He then served as the Reactor Electrical Assistant in USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73) from 2009 to 2010. He subsequently served as Combat Systems Officer in USS CHOSIN (CG65) from 2011 to 2012.
Ashore, Commander Gamicchia served as an Officer Instructor at NROTC Cornell University. During that tour he completed an M.E. in Systems Engineering from Cornell University and M.E. in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University. He later was stationed at Naval Personnel Command in Millington, TN where he serves at the Nuclear Surface Warfare Community Manager from 2012 to 2014. He most recently served as the Officer in Charge of the CNAF Force Nuclear Propulsion Maintenance Training Group Detachment in Yokosuka, Japan from 2014 to 2016.
He has been awarded the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (5 awards), the Navy Achievement Medal as well as numerous campaign and unit awards.