|LCDR Catherine A. B. Reppert
A native of Westport Point, Massachusetts, Lieutenant Commander Reppert graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in History graduating with Honors. During her senior year she earned a Master of Arts in Security Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in 2006.
Lieutenant Commander Reppert’s first sea assignment was aboard USS LASSSEN (DDG 82) where she served as the Gunnery Officer and Auxiliaries Officer as part of the Forward Deployed Naval Forces based in Yokosuka, Japan. In May 2009, she reported to USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50) to serve as the ship’s Navigator and Administrative Officer. Upon completion of Department Head School, Lieutenant Commander Reppert served as the Operations Officer in USS TRUXTUN (DDG 103). After serving as Executive Officer she fleeted up to Commanding Officer of MCM CREW BULWARK embarked aboard USS ARDENT (MCM 12) homeported in San Diego, California in December 2017.
Her shore tours include serving as a team leader for Maritime Civil Affairs Team (MCAT) 202 and Civil Military Operations Planner in support of Naval Forces Africa in Naples, Italy and the Command-At-Sea Directorate of Surface Warfare Officers School, Newport, RI.
Lieutenant Commander Reppert’s personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (with three Gold Stars), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and multiple unit and service awards.