USS Kidd (DDG 100)
"On to Victory"
(October 25, 2019 - Present)
CDR Nathan S. Wemett
Commanding Officer

CDR Nathan S. Wemett was born in Fairfield, California. He enlisted as a Hospital Corpsman in 1993 and was selected for the Enlisted Commissioning Program in 1999.

He attended the University of Washington where he graduated and received his commission in 2001.

His first tour of duty was aboard USS LEYTE GULF (CG-55), where he served as Anti-Submarine Warfare Officer and later, the Training Officer. In January 2004, he reported to the USS BOXER (LHD 4) where he served as training Officer. In March 2009, CDR Wemett reported to USS SAMPSON (DDG-102) and served as the Operations Officer. He was then selected for Early Command and assigned to MCM Crew PERSISTENT. Upon completion of Executive Officer and Commanding Officer tours with CREW PERSISTENT, he served a follow on Early Command tour as the Commanding Officer of IA MCM Crew Olympian.

CDR Wemett's tours ashore include a staff tour at Commander, Pacific Fleet, a Personal Exchange Program tour aboard the German Fast Patrol Boat Hyaene (P6130) a tour as a student at the Naval War College and as the Operations Officer for Afloat Training Group Pacific Northwest.

CDR Wemett's awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal; Navy Achievement Medal and various unit and service awards.

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