Commander Bobby T. Carmickle
Commanding Officer, Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station San Diego
Commander Bobby T.
Carmickle, U.S. Navy, assumed command of Naval Computer and Telecommunications
Station, San Diego, on 26 April 2018.
a native of Anderson, KY, graduated from the Columbus State University and enlisted
in the Navy in 1999 as an Operations Specialist. In 2001 he received his commission from
Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, FL.
In July 2003, Commander Carmickle was selected for lateral transfer to
the Information Professional Community.
His sea assignments
include Operations Specialist aboard USS RUSSELL (DDG 59), Electronic
Warfare Officer aboard USS JOHN L. HALL (FFG 32), Main Propulsion Division
Officer and Damage Control Officer aboard USS COLE (DDG 67), Liaison Naval Officer and Sea Combat Watch Officer with
EIGHTEEN aboard USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65), Strike Warfare Officer and
Communications Officer with COMPHIBRON TWO aboard USS SAIPAN (LHA 2), Electronics Material
Officer and Combat Systems Officer aboard USS FREEDOM (LCS 1), and Assistant
Chief of Staff for C5I and Deputy Information Warfare Commander (IWC) Carrier Strike
Group NINE aboard USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). During these assignments at sea, Commander Carmickle completed two gulf deployments, a Standing Naval Forces
Atlantic Deployment, Exercise New Horizons 05 Haiti, a SOUTHCOM Deployment, and
a EUCOM GWOT Surge Deployment.
His assignments ashore include, instructor at the Center for Surface Combat Systems Dam
Neck, VA, Junior IP Detailer at Navy Personal Command in Millington, TN,
Officer in Charge (OIC) Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master
Station Atlantic (NCTAMS LANT) Detachment Hampton Roads, and Deputy Executive
Assistant to OPNAV N2N6 in Washington, DC.
Commander Carmickle also
served with United States Forces Iraq as Civilian Ministries Branch Chief and
Chief of Security Cooperation-Iraq in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and
Dr. Carmickle holds a
doctoral degree from Regent University, master of science degree from Syracuse
University, a Chief Information Officer designation
from National Defense University, and is a graduate from Naval
Postgraduate School with certificates in Space Systems Operations and
Information Systems Technology. He is
also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). His personal decorations include the
Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy
and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (six awards), and the Navy and Marine Corps
Achievement Medal (five awards).