|Lieutenant Commander Scott Tasin |
Executive Officer (January 2011 - October 2012)
Lieutenant Commander Tasin is a native of Lake Havasu City, Arizona. He attended Arizona State University for one year before gaining acceptance to the United States Naval Academy where he graduated and received his commission in 1997.
His first tour of duty was aboard USS ANTIETAM (CG54), where he served as the Strike Officer. In July 1999, he reported to Nuclear Power School in Charleston, South Carolina and then subsequently to Nuclear prototype in Balston Spa, New York.
November 2000, LCDR Tasin reported to USS JOHN C STENNIS (CVN74) and served as the Reactor Controls Division Officer. In November 2002, LCDR Tasin reported to shore duty as the lead Tomahawk Missile Instructor at Fleet Combat Training Center, Pacific. While assigned to FCTCPAC, he obtained a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University.
Upon completion of department head school, LCDR Tasin reported to USS PEARL HARBOR (LSD52) as the First Lieutenant. USS PEARL HARBOR deployed to the Northern Arabian Gulf in support of oil platform defense and was the first ship on station to provide relief supplies to the nation of Pakistan after the 2005 earthquake.
In March 2007, LCDR Tasin reported to USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN76) where he served as the Main Propulsion Assistant and completed an extended deployment in support of both Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Upon completion of this tour, he reported to Commander Naval Air Forces Pacific, Force Nuclear Propulsion where he was assigned as the Executive Officer for the unit’s Mobile Training Team which conducted inspections of the Reactor departments of all Pacific coast aircraft carriers.
LCDR Tasin’s awards include five Navy Commendation Medals; three Navy Achievement Medals and various unit and service awards.