|CDR Bryan Geisert
Commander Bryan Geisert graduated from The University of San Diego with a B.A. in Chemistry and was commissioned through the NROTC program in May of 2002.
Sea duty tours include his initial assignment to USS MILIUS (DDG 69), where he served as Gunnery and Weapons Officer 2002 - 2004. He subsequently served as Reactor Electrical Division Officer in USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) from 2005 - 2007. He then served in USS WAYNE E. MEYER (DDG 108) as the Operations Officer where he was awarded the COMDESRON 21 Junior Officer Award for Excellence in Tactics. Next, he served as the Main Propulsion Assistant in USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73). Most recently, he served on WAYNE E. MEYER (DDG 108) again, as the Executive Officer. His time at sea includes five deployments to the Arabian Gulf and three deployments to SEVENTH FLEET. He assumed the duties of Commanding Officer, WAYNE E. MEYER (DDG 108) on 27AUG20.
Ashore, Commander Geisert served as an Officer Instructor at NROTC San Diego. During that tour, he completed an M.S. in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University, an M.S. in Global Leadership from The University of San Diego and his Command and Staff diploma from the Naval War College. From 2014 – 2016, he was stationed at Naval Personnel Command in Millington, TN where he serves at the SWO(N) Junior Officer detailer. From 2016 – 2018 he served as a J5 Planner at the NATO Rapid Deployable Corps in Milan, Italy.
Commander Geisert is a trusty Golden Shellback, and holds a variety of personal, unit and campaign awards.