|RDML Scott F. Robertson
Admiral Robertson is a third-generation naval officer and grew up in various locations near fleet concentration areas. He attended Boot Camp in 1986 at Naval Training Station, San Diego, as a non-designated Seaman. Shortly after graduation, he attended the Broadened Opportunity for Officer Selection and Training (BOOST) program, earning a four-year NROTC scholarship.
Robertson attended Norwich University, the Military College of Vermont, and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1991.
Robertson has served in a highly diverse range of assignments and participated in many campaigns and operations. His sea tours include: USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73) as 1st Division Officer; USS NORMANDY (CG 60) as the Fire Control Officer; USS PORT ROYAL (CG 73) as the Weapons/Combat Systems Officer; USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74) as Engineering Auxiliaries Officer; USS GETTYSBURG (CG 64) as Executive Officer; and he commanded USS RODNEY M. DAVIS (FFG 60) during a 7 month deployment. Robertson also commanded USS NORMANDY (CG 60), the first Aegis Baseline 9 warship with Naval Integrated Fire Control – Counter Air capability and took her on a nine-month global-circumnavigation deployment, operating in all major naval AORs. Additionally, he served as Air and Missile Defense Commander for the USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT Carrier Strike Group.
Robertson’s ashore assignments include: Aegis Training and Readiness Center (ATRC) where he was Course Supervisor and lead instructor for the Force Air Defense Warfare Commanders Course, and on the Joint Staff in the J-8 Directorate as the Resources and Acquisition Manager. Additionally, he served as Commanding Officer of Surface Warfare Officers Schools (SWOS) Command.
Robertson holds a Master of Science degree in Systems Engineering from George Mason University. Following his assignment at ATRC in 1999, Robertson spent two years away from naval service and worked as a weapon systems engineer before voluntarily returning to active duty following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
His current assignment is Commander, Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center, San Diego, CA.