Commander Warren OvertonExecutive Officer
CDR Warren Overton enlisted out of Ohio in August, 1993. Upon graduation from Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes he reported to USS PONCE (LPD-15) as a Fireman Recruit. While on PONCE he struck Machinist Mate (MM) and deployed to Sixth Fleet area of operations. Warren then attended Ohio State University, graduating with a Bachelor Degree in Material’s Science and Engineering. After graduating from OSU, he was commissioned through OCS on November 9, 2001 in Pensacola, Florida. He then attended the Surface Warfare Officer Division Officer Course and six years later the Surface Warfare Officer Department Head Course, both in Newport, Rhode Island.
He has completed five sea tours as an MM on USS PONCE, Electrical Officer/Auxiliaries Officer on USS GUNSTON HALL (LSD 44) stationed in Norfolk, Virginia, Operations Officer for MHC Crew Aggressive on USS OSPREY (MHC53), stationed in Ingleside, Texas, Chief Engineer on USS HAWES (FFG 53) and Damage Control Assistant on USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65). He has deployed in Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Fleet areas of operation.
His shore tours have included teaching at Surface Warfare Officers School. While there he earned a Master of Business Administration in 2009 from Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island. He served as an Assessor for Engineering Assessments Atlantic in Norfolk, Virginia and as Current Operations Officer at Naval Surface Forces Atlantic.
CDR Overton currently resides in Virginia with his wife and their five children.