NR NCDOC (Reserve Unit)
112 Lake View Parkway, Suite 149, Suffolk, VA
Phone: (757) 318-4500
Commander V. James Belanger
CDR V. James Belanger is originally from West Windsor, NJ. He is a graduate of Norwich University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Physics. In 2010, he earned his Masters of Science in Information Assurance from University of Maryland's University College. He was commissioned in 2001 through NROTC at Norwich University.
After commissioning, he attended flight school in Pensacola, FL. His first tour as a Naval Aviator was with Helicopter Antisubmarine Light Squadron 43 (HSL-43) in NAS North Island, CA. At HSL-43, he deployed aboard the USS Preble (DDG-88) to the Northern Arabian Gulf in support of OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM. Following his tour with HSL-43 in 2006, LT Belanger transferred to the Information Professional community and received orders to Commander Task Force 67 (CTF-67) in Sigonella, Italy. While at CTF-67, he was the Task Force C4I/N6 officer, and was a lead communications planner for Maritime Air operations in the 6th Fleet AOR.
In 2011 he separated from active duty, affiliated with the reserves, and received orders to Fleet Cyber Command/Commander 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F). At C10F he filled multiple roles on the staff as the HUNT division officer and the Defensive Cyber Operations Lead for EXERCISE TERMINAL FURY 12.
In January of 2013, as a LCDR, he accepted ADT orders to be the Deputy Director for Operations at the Integrated Broadcast Service Support Office (IBSSO) to help prepare them for a major transition from a legacy architecture to a modernized architecture. While at IBSSO, LCDR Belanger led the IBSSO operations department, IBSSO watch, and tier I and tier II technical support teams.
In December of 2013 he mobilized in support of OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, as part of the ISAF Headquarters Staff in Kabul, Afghanistan. LCDR Belanger filled a critical role as the Operations and Co-ordinations Staff officer for D/Commander Ministerial Advisory Group (DCOM MAG), and then later during the same tour as a J6/Communications Staff Officer. LCDR Belanger demobilized in November of 2014, and returned to FCC/C10F.
In 2015 LCDR Belanger was hand-selected for a one year pilot program to integrate Information Professional officers into non-traditional IP commands. Throughout 2015 he was the Global Maritime Watch division officers for ONI 0566 and broke new ground as the first IP reserve officer to perform an AT period with ONI's SPECTRUM office.
In 2016, Belanger once again returned to FCC/C10F to take a lead role in key project assigned to the reserve unit to assess the Maritime Sealift Command's transition from their legacy NOC infrastructure to an integrated infrastructure with the FLTNOCs. The goal was to assess the status of the project and identify areas of risk to the Navy's FLTNOCs, and make recommendations for the mitigation of high-risk activities during the transition.
CDR Belanger's personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, and Navy Achievement Medal.
In his civilian career, Mr. Belanger is a contractor with SAIC supporting USCYBERCOM. He holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certifications.
Lieutenant Commander Arthur G. Mosley
CDR Art Mosley was raised in Midland, Texas and is a longtime resident of the Washington DC Metropolitan area. CDR Mosley holds a Juris Doctor from The George Washington University Law School. He is a graduate of Park University with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Management. He enlisted on active duty in the U.S. Navy following high school and received his commission via the DCO program in January 2003.
CDR Mosley's first assignment was to DIA HQ 0366 where he served as the Assistant Division Officer for the region encompassing China-East Asia. In 2008, CDR Mosley was assigned to NR NATO Component Command One where he served as the Intelligence Department Head (N2) and Operations Officer. He supported a variety of NATO exercises and activities including STEADFAST JOIST, STEADFAST JUNO, and as a SME on cybersecurity for the first-ever NATO Countering Hybrid Threat Conference in Tallin, Estonia.
From 2008-2009, CDR Mosley mobilized in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Noble Eagle as the first Officer-in-Charge of Legal Support for habeas corpus hearings and Military Commissions for the Joint Task Force Guantanamo, Joint Intelligence Group. In 2011, he was assigned to AFRICOM J2 0166 where he served as the Manpower and Readiness Department Head and Command Services Department Head. In 2015, CDR Mosley assumed the duties as Executive Officer, NR Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command in Suffolk, VA.
as a civilian, CDR Mosley is the DHS/HQ/CIO organization where he has held leadership roles in the areas of security engineering and digital innovation. Prior to DHS, he served as the Chief of Operations and Architecture Branch of the U.S. Department of State, HR/EX/Enterprise Systems Division. Before entering federal service, CDR Mosley was an attorney at a large DC law firm where his practice concentrated on intellectual property litigation with particular emphasis on patents relating to information technology. In June 2018, CDR Mosley took long-term orders with NAVSEA PEO Carriers as Activity Chief Information Officer and Director of Cybersecurity.
CDR Mosley is qualified as a U.S. Navy Information Dominance Corps (IDC) Warfare Officer. He holds the Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C/CISCO), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and the Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert (CCIE) industry certifications.
CDR Mosley's military decorations include the Joint Service Commendation Medal (3), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (2), and various unit awards. He was selected as the 2013 Junior Officer of the Year for IDC Region Washington.
ETCS David C. ThompsonSenior Enlisted Leader
Electronics Technician Senior Chief David C. Thompson, from Florida, entered the U.S. Navy in November 1985, serving honorably on Active Duty until 1995. After nearly 8 years of separation, Senior Chief Thompson affiliated with the U.S. Navy Reserve in 2003.
Education and Training highlights include: Recruit Training and Basic Electronics in Orlando, FL; Electronics Technician (ET) "A" school at Naval Training Center Great Lakes, IL; Satellite Communications, "C" School, at Fort Gordon, GA; Sepcial Communications "C" School, at NSGA Northwest, VA; Small Arms Marksmanship Instructor in Chesapeake, VA; Journeyman Instructor Training in Dam Neck, VA; and the Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (BC54, Silver) at the Naval War College, RI; Earned an Associates of Applied Science in Electronics Studies at Thomas Edison State College.
Previous assignments include: Naval Satellite Communications Facility, NSGA Northwest, VA; Special Communications Division, NSGA Northwest, VA; Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station Sigonella, Sicily; Mobile Inshore Undersea Warfare Unit 205, Charleston, SC; Maritime Security Detachment 621, Raleigh, NC; Maritime Expeditionary Security Squadron 12 Detachment Delta, Raleigh, NC, and U.S. Fleet Forces Information Systems Command, Norfolk, VA; with multiple deployments / mobilizations to Bahrain, Kuwait, UAE, Horn of Africa, and Afghanistan.
Thompson's awards, decorations, and significant qualifications include the Navy Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (5), Meritorious Outstanding Voluntary Service Medal, numerous individual, campaign, and unit awards, Enlisted Expeditionary Warfare (EXW), and the Small Craft POIC qualification (Patrol Leader).