USS Curts
Decommissioned Jan 25, 2013
Executive Officer (August 2009 - August 2011) 
Lieutenant Commander Michael A. Reed
Executive Officer (August 2009 - August 2011)

LCDR Mike Reed enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1988, and attained the rank of Petty Officer First Class. His enlisted assignments were aboard the USS VINCENNES (CG 49) from 1988-1995 as an Operations Specialist. He was selected for commissioning through the Seaman to Admiral program and attended Officer Candidate School in Pensacola Florida. He was commissioned on 7 June 1996.

His sea duty assignments were the USS RAINIER (AOE 7) from 1997-1999, where he served as the CIC and Operations Officer, then Electrical and Fuels Officer. In 1999 he reported aboard the USS ANTIETAM (CG-54) where he served as the Fire Control Officer. From 2005-2008 he completed his two Department Head assignments onboard USS MILIUS (DDG 69) where he served as the Weapons Officer and Combat Systems Officer.

His shore duty assignments were at the University of San Diego’s ROTC Unit, where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in History and Political Science, in 2004; and the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, where he earned a Masters in History and completed JPME 1 in 2009.

LCDR Reed’s personal decorations include: Navy Commendation Medal (4 awards); Navy Achievement Medal (4 awards); Good Conduct Medal (2 awards); Sea Service Ribbon (10 awards), and numerous Campaign and Unit awards.


The families of the USS CURTS’ sailors sit down to enjoy fun and food at the USS CURTS Family Picnic
Admiral Frick shares stories from his days as the Commanding Officer aboard USS CURTS on the Bridge.
U.S. ships conduct a formation break-away with ships from the Indian navy during a photo exercise
USS CURTS Celebrated her 27th Birthday
USS CURTS refueling at sea
FC2 (SW/AW) Arguilla demonstrates the use of Breaching Tools during LTGEN Suon Samnang’s visit to the USS CURTS.
LTJG York has his new rank insignia pinned on by his brother, SGT York.

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