CAPT Shan M. Byrne
Commodore (April 2014 - August 2015)

Captain Byrne is a native of Huntington, NY and is a 1989 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in General Science and has a Masters Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the National War College.

Captain Byrne’s sea service include assignments as Anti-Submarine Warfare Officer and First Lieutenant in USS FOX (CG 33), Combat Systems Officer in USS MOOSBRUGGER (DD 980), Commanding Officer in USS MONSOON (PC 4); Executive Officer in USS ANTIETAM (CG 54); Chief Staff Officer in Destroyer Squadron FIFTY; and Commanding Officer in USS STETHEM (DDG 63).

Captain Byrne’s service ashore include assignments as a Seamanship and Navigation instructor at the U.S. Naval Academy; Air Defense and Anti-Ship Missile Defense instructor for Royal Navy Primary Warfare Officers and Prospective Commanding Officers in Portsmouth, England; Current Operations Officer, ACOS for Operations, Executive Assistant for Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command / FIFTH Fleet, and Executive Assistant for Commander SEVENTH Fleet and Director, Navy Staff.



Valiant Shield Units Conduct Antisubmarine Warfare Training
Sea and sky: Aviators keep an eye on the horizon in Valiant Shield 2014
Infantry Marines play vital role in Valiant Shield 2014
George Washington Carrier Strike Group Re-Supplies Under Simulated Threat
Strike Group Hones Anti-Submarine Warfare Skills During Valiant Shield Torpedo
Valiant Shield
U.S., Republic of Korea Navy Affirm Strategic Alliance
George Washington Carrier Strike Group Kicks Off Talisman Sabre 15
ASWEX Promotes Stability, Security During Talisman Sabre
GWCSG Improves Combat Efficiency With Dynamic War-at-Sea Exercise During Talisman Sabre
U.S. Navy, JMSDF Sailors Give Back to Community During 39th Annual Friendship Day

 Served with...

Command Master Chief (December 5, 2013 - Present)
Deputy Commodore (March 2014 - September 2015)
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