|CDR Michael Tyree
Executive Officer - Gold Crew
A native of Jacksonville, Florida, Cmdr. Michael Tyree graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and was commissioned in May 2004. He later earned his Master of Science degree in Systems Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School and has completed Joint Professional Military Education (Phase I), earning the Information Warfare subspecialty code.
At sea, Tyree served division officer tours on USS Vicksburg (CG 69) as the Auxiliaries Officer and Damage Control Assistant. He also served on the pre-commissioning crew of USS Independence (LCS 2) as the Main Propulsion Assistant. For his department head tour, he served as the Combat Systems Officer on USS De Wert (FFG 45) until her decommissioning. He also commanded USS Chief (MCM 14), forward-deployed to Sasebo, Japan.
Ashore, Tyree served as the Director of Capabilities (J6/8/9) for the Cyber National Mission Force at US Cyber Command at Fort Meade, Maryland.
His current assignment is executive officer of USS Montgomery (LCS 8) Gold Crew.
His awards and decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, and numerous other personal, unit, and campaign awards.