Mr. Joseph Murphy was graduated from the United States Naval Academy in May 1981. He subsequently earned a master’s of science degree in financial management from the Naval Postgraduate School.
During his Navy career, Mr. Murphy served as Machinery & Boilers Officer and as Main Propulsion Assistant in USS Iwo Jima (LPH 2) from 1982-1985; as Fire Control Officer in USS Ticonderoga (CG 47) from 1985-1987; as Combat Systems Officer and Operations Officer in USS Chosin (CG 65) from 1989- 1993; and as Executive Officer in USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) from 1994-1995. He commanded USS Gonzalez (DDG 66) from 1998-2000, and Destroyer Squadron Twenty Eight from 2002-2003
Ashore, Mr. Murphy served on the staff of the Secretary of the Navy in the Navy’s Appropriations Matters Office, where he performed Congressional budget liaison duties from 1995-1996; as Deputy Executive Assistant to the Chief of Naval Operations from 1996-1997, and as Requirements Chief at U.S. Joint Forces Command from 2000-2001; and as Requirements Chief (N80) at U.S. Fleet Forces Command from 2003-2004.
Since his 2004 selection as a Senior Executive, Mr. Murphy has served in various SES positions at U.S. Fleet Forces, including Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, Capabilities and Resources Integration (N8); Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, Fleet Readiness and Training (N4/N7); Deputy Chief of Staff, Fleet Installations and Environmental Readiness (N46).