(December 4, 2019 - Present)

CDR Kevin Marsh
Commanding Officer

Commander Kevin Marsh is a native of Coventry, RI. He earned a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Political Science 2001 and a Master’s of Science in Organizational Leadership in 2010, both from Norwich University. He was designated a Naval Flight Officer in June 2003.

After completing initial training in the E-2C, CDR Marsh’s initial assignment was to the Wallbangers of VAW-117, located in Pt Mugu, CA, where he served as the Avionics Officer and NFO NATOPS Officer.

Other operational tours include Training Officer at VAW-116, and Operations and Maintenance Officer at the VAW-121 Bluetails in Norfolk, VA during the squadron’s transition to the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye.

Following designation as a Weapons and Tactics Instructor in 2007, Commander Marsh reported to the E-2 Hawkeye Weapons and Tactics Unit (Pacific) serving as Officer-in-Charge and Hawkeye Advanced Readiness Program Director.

Other assignments ashore include duties as Special Assistant to the Commander, US Naval Forces Europe and Africa / Commander, Joint Force Command Naples, Italy, and at the Pentagon in the Joint Staff, J-39, where he served as Special Technical Operations Chief, IJSTO Program Manager, and Executive Assistant to the Deputy Director for Global Operations.

CDR Marsh reported as Executive Officer of TACRON TWELVE in September, 2018. Commander Marsh has accumulated over 1,700 flight hours in all Hawkeye variants and more than 400 carrier-arrested landings. He has served with teams which earned three Battle “E” awards, a Rear Admiral Frank Akers Award for AEW Excellence, and a Meritorious Unit Commendation. 

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