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Commander Jake Ferrari is from Des Moines, Iowa.  He is a 2004 graduate of the United States Naval Academy and has earned a Master of Arts in Political Science from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and a certificate in Legislative Studies from the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University. 
His operational assignments include division officer tours as the communications officer onboard USS LAKE CHAMPLAIN (CG 57) and as the naval beach group representative for the TARAWA Expeditionary Strike Group. He served onboard USS MILIUS (DDG 69) and USS CAPE ST. GEORGE (CG 71) for his department head tours, both tours as the operations officer.

Ashore, CDR Ferrari was a Surface Analysis Branch for Evaluating and Reporting (SABER) analyst at the Office of Naval Intelligence. He was the aide to Commander, Naval Surface Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet. He served as a Defense Fellow in the personal office of U.S. Representative Rob Wittman (VA-01), Chairman of the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee. He completed a joint tour at the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisitions and Sustainment as a program analyst.
His personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and various other unit and campaign awards.

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