Deputy Commodore (August 2015 - Present)


CAPT Jeffrey A. Bennett II
Deputy Commodore (August 2015 - September 2016)


Captain Jeffrey A. Bennett II is from Michigan, and a 1992 graduate of the United States Naval Academy where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Naval Architecture. He also earned a Master of Science in Applied Physics Degree from the Naval Postgraduate School, and a Master of Arts Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.

His sea assignments include command of USS STOCKDALE (DDG 106) and MCM Crew CONSTANT, where he had command of USS GLADIATOR (MCM 11), USS DEXTROUS (MCM 13), and USS AVENGER (MCM 1). Captain Bennett also served in USS ANTIETAM (CG 54) and USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG 58).

Ashore, Captain Bennett served as Senate Director in the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs, Military Assistant at the Defense Business Board, and as a defense fellow for Senator Jeff Sessions. He also served on the Chief of Naval Operations Staff, Surface Warfare Directorate (N86), and at Naval Personnel Command (PERS 41).


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Guam Exercise (GUAMEX), an annual bilateral training exercise between the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF)
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Waters near Guam

 Served with...

Command Master Chief (December 5, 2013 - Present)
Commodore (August 2015 - Present)
Command Master Chief (September 17, 2015 - Present)
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