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Commander David A. Bizzarri, United States Navy

CDR David A. Bizzarri, United States Navy

EXECUTIVE OFFICER, HSM-46

Commander David Bizzarri is a native of Fairfax, Virginia and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2001, where he received a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He holds a Master of Science in Business Administration from the University of Florida and is a graduate of the Air Command and Staff College (non-resident program).
 
He served in a variety of training and operational squadrons including Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light FOUR TWO (HSL-42), Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light FOUR ZERO (HSL-40), and Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron SEVEN ZERO (HSM-70).

His sea assignments include deployments aboard USS NORMANDY  (CG 60), USS BULKELEY (DDG 84), USS NASSAU (LHA 4), and USS GEORGE H. W. BUSH (CVN 77).  He has served as Detachment Maintenance Officer, Squadron Quality Assurance Officer, Squadron Safety Officer, Squadron Training Officer, Squadron Operations Officer and Squadron Maintenance Officer.  As a crewmember of the USS NASSAU, he served as the V-3 Division Officer, Aircraft Handling Officer, Assistant Air Officer, and Safety Officer and earned his Officer of the Deck Underway qualification.

Assignments to shore and staff billets include, Flag Aide to Commander Naval Region Mid-Atlantic and Action Officer on the Joint Chiefs of Staff, J-35, Joint Operations Directorate, Global Force Management.
 
Commander Bizzarri reported as Executive Officer Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron FOUR SIX (HSM-46) in July 2018. 

His military decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, the Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards), and various unit, campaign, and service awards.