Commander Trevor Prouty
Commander Trevor Prouty graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2001. Following commissioning, he was selected for the Immediate Graduate Education Program, and subsequently received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame in 2003. He was designated a Naval Aviator and received his wings in November 2004.
CDR Prouty began his naval aviation service assigned to the “Nightdippers” of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron FIVE. He completed an eight month deployment to Fifth Fleet aboard USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69) as the Line Division Officer and the Naval Aviation Training and Operating Procedure Standardization Officer. Before departing HS-5, he was selected to receive the Helicopter Anti-Submarine Wing Atlantic Navy and Marine Association Leadership Award for 2008.
CDR Prouty next reported to Helicopter Sea Combat Weapons School Atlantic (HSCWSL) as a Seahawk Weapons and Tactics Instructor. While at HSCWSL, he served as the Combat Search and Rescue Officer and the Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic NATOPS evaluator for the SH-60F/HH-60H airframes.
In 2010, CDR Prouty reported to Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, as the Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic Flag Aide. In 2012, he reported to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron FOUR, assigned to the USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76), for his department head tour, where he served as the Administrative and Maintenance Officer. After leaving HSC-4, he reported to the Nuclear, Homeland Defense and Current Operations (J-33) directorate of the Joint Staff in Washington, D.C.
CDR Prouty’s personal decorations include a Defense Meritorious Service Medal, three Navy Commendation Medals, and various campaign and unit awards. He has accumulated over 2,000 flight hours in various naval aircraft.