March April 2014 Retirements

Capt. John Camusoemblem

    Capt. John Warren Camuso, SC, USN, completed 29 years of active service and retired on Jan. 1, 2014 after serving at Commander, U.S. Navy Europe, Naples, Italy. He received his bachelor’s degree at University of New Hampshire, Durham, N.H and his master’s degree at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.  His previous duty stations include Commander, Northern Europe/Commander, 6th Fleet, Naples, Italy; Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Sigonella, Italy; Defense Distribution Depot, Sigonella, Italy; USS Arctic (AOE 8); Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; Commander, Navy Supply Systems Command, Washington, D.C.; USS Haleakala (AE 25), and Military Sealift Command Atlantic, Bayonne, N.J.

Capt. Grisell Collazo

    Capt. Grisell Collazo, SC, USN, completed 28 years of active service and retired on Dec. 1, 2013 after serving at Missile Defense Agency, Fort Belvoir, Va. She received her bachelor’s degree at Furman University, Greenville, S.C. and her master’s degree at National Defense University, Washington, D.C. with an additional master’s degree at University of Washington, Seattle, Wash. Her previous duty stations include Base Realignment and Closure, Washington, D.C.; Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Va.; Naval Inventory Control Point, Washington, D.C.; USS Nimitz (CVN 68); Navy Regional Contracting Center Naples, Naples, Italy; Fleet Material Support Office, Washington, D.C., and USS McKee (AS 41).

Capt. James Dolan

    Capt. James Dolan, SC, USN, completed 30 years of active service and retired on Feb. 1, 2014 after serving at Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, Columbus, Ohio. He received his bachelor’s degree at Saint John Fisher College, Rochester, N.Y. and his master’s degree at U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.  His previous duty stations include Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center, Bremerton, Wash.; Commander, 7th Fleet, Yokosuka, Japan; Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Va.; USS Bridge (AOE 10); Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific, Singapore, Japan; Program Executive Officer Cruise Missiles and Joint Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Patuxent, Md.; Commander, Navy Support Center, Arlington, Va.; Base Realignment and Closure, Washington, D.C.; USS Niagara Falls (AFS 3), and Fleet Material Support Office, Mechanicsburg, Pa.

 Capt. Robert Jennings

    Capt. Robert Jennings, SC, USN, completed 26 years of active service and retired on Jan. 1, 2014 after serving at U.S. Strategic Command, Omaha, Neb. He received his bachelor’s degree at Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind. and his master’s degree at U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Annapolis, Md. His previous duty stations include Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; Commander, Fleet Air Western Pacific, Atsugi, Japan; USS John F Kennedy (CV 67); Naval Air Depot Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Fla.; Naval Inventory Control Point, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; USS Ramage (DDG 61); Commander, Naval Air, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Va.; USS Eisenhower (CVN 69), and Attack Squadron FOUR TWO, Oceana, Va.

Capt. Leslie Martin

    Capt. Leslie Martin, SC, USN, completed 30 years of active service and retired on Dec. 1, 2013 after serving at U.S. Pacific Command, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. He received his bachelor’s degree at Western Maryland College, Minster, Md. and his master’s degree at National Defense University, Washington, D.C. with an additional master’s degree at Duke University, Durham, N.C.  His previous duty stations include Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Navy Regional Plant Equipment Office, San Diego, Calif.; Joint Chiefs of Staff, Arlington, Va.; Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Va.; USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72); Commander, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group ONE, Coronado, Calif.; USS Tuscaloosa (LST 1187); U.S. Navy Support Office, La Maddalena, Italy, and Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command, Washington, D.C.

Capt. Robert Oakeley

    Capt. Robert Oakeley, SC, USN, completed 26 years of active service and retired on Feb. 1, 2014 after serving at Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Va. He received his bachelor’s degree at New Mexico State University, La Cruces, N.M. and his master’s degree at Baker University, Overland Park, Kan. His previous duty stations include USNS Lewis and Clark (T-AKE 1); Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Va.; Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Atlantic, Norfolk, Va.; USS Nassau (LHA 4); U.S. Strategic Command, Omaha, Neb.; USS Peterson (DD 969); USS Long Beach (CGN 9), and USS Shreveport (LPD 12).

Capt. Kevin Redman

    Capt. Kevin Redman, SC, USN, completed 28 years of active service and retired on Jan. 1, 2014 after serving at Chief of Naval Operation, Arlington, Va. He received his bachelor’s degree at Albion College, Albion, Mich. and his master’s degrees at National Defense University, Washington, D.C.; Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif. and two additional master’s degrees at Indiana University, Terre Haute, Ind. His previous duty stations include Chief of Naval Operations, Strategic Studies Group, Newport, R.I.; Office of Special Projects, Washington, D.C.; Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Research, Development and Acquisition, Washington, D.C.; Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, D.C.; Naval Sea Systems Command, Arlington, Va.; Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Va.; USS Hewitt (DD 966); Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Yokosuka, Japan; Fleet Material Support Office, Washington, D.C., and USS Ogden (LPD 5).

Capt. James Smart

    Capt. James Smart, SC, USN, completed 28 years of active service and retired on Dec. 1, 2013 after serving at Navy Support Activity Mechanicsburg, Mechanicsburg, Pa. He received his bachelor’s degree at Bryant University, Smithfield, R.I. and his master’s degree at U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.  His previous duty stations include Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific, Singapore, Japan; Commander, Logistics Forces U. S. Naval Forces Central Command, Manama, Bahrain; Naval Transportation Support Center, Norfolk, Va.; U.S. Central Command, MacDill AFB, Fla.; USS Chancellorsville (CG 62); Naval Facility Whidbey Island, Whidbey Island, Wash.; Naval Air Station Cubi Point, Philippines, and USS Kirk (FF 1087).

Capt. Becky Watson

    Capt. Becky Watson, SC, USN, completed 23 years of active service and retired on Feb. 1, 2014 after serving at Commander, Naval Air forces Reserve, Norfolk, Va. She received her bachelor’s degree at Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kan. and her master’s degrees at Troy State University, Troy, Ala. Her  previous duty stations include Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington Va.; Commander, Navy Reserve Forces Command, New Orleans, La.; Navy Reserve Readiness Command, Newport, R.I.; Navy Supply Systems Command Detachment, Navy Personnel Command, Millington, Tenn.; Navy Cargo Handling and support Group, Williamsburg, Va.; Navy Cargo Handling Battalion TEN, Norfolk, Va., and Defense Electronics Supply Center, Defense Logistics Agency, Dayton, Ohio.

Cmdr. John Demers

    Cmdr. John Demers, SC, USN, completed 23 years of active service and retired on Nov. 1, 2013 after serving at Commander, U. S. Naval Forces Central Command, Manama, Bahrain.  He received his bachelor’s degree at George Mason University, Fairfax, Va. and his master’s degree at U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, Pa. His previous duty stations include Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center, Manama, Bahrain; Fifth Navy Expeditionary Logistics Regiment, Point Mugu, Calif; Commander, Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group, Williamsburg, Va; Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Yokosuka, Japan; U. S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion THREE, Port Hueneme, Calif; USS Haly Burton (FFG 40); Seal Team TWO, Little Creek, Va., and USS Eisenhower (CVN 69).

Cmdr. Douglas Harold

    Cmdr. Douglas Harold, III, SC, USN, completed 29 years of active service and retired on Jan. 1, 2014 after serving at Commander, Navy and Marine Corps CONUS West Division Seal Beach, Camp Pendleton, Calif. He received his bachelor’s degree at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va. and his master’s degree at U.S. Navy Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.  His previous duty stations include Naval Air Station Sigonella, Sigonella, Italy; USS Nicholas (FFG 47); USS Peterson (DD969); Commander, Naval Special Warfare Development Group, Dam Neck, Va., and USS Aaipan (LHA 2).

Cmdr. James Ingram

    Cmdr. James Ingram, SC, USN, completed 21 years of active service and retired on Jan. 1, 2014 after serving at Defense Logistics agency, Fort Belvoir, Va. He received his bachelor’s degree at University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va. and his master’s degree at U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif. His previous duty stations include Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Research, Development and Acquisition, Washington, D.C.; USS Radford (DD 968); USS Laboon (DDG 58) and USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).

Cmdr. Michael O’connell

    Cmdr. Michael O’Connell, SC, USN,completed 20 years of active service and retired on Jan. 1, 2014 after serving at Commander, Navy Recruiting Command, Millington, Tenn. He received his bachelor’s degree at University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colo. and his master’s degree at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. His previous duty stations include Commander, Naval Supply Corps Personnel, Millington, Tenn.; Commander, Northern Europe/Commander, 6th Fleet, Naples, Italy; Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; USS Parche (SSN 683); Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and USS California (CGN 36).

Cmdr. Allen Sanford

    Cmdr. Allen Sanford, SC, USN, completed 23 years of service and retired on Jan. 1, 2014 after serving at Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic, Norfolk, Va. He received his bachelor’s degree at State University of New York Maritime College, Bronx, N.Y., and his master’s degree at U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif. His previous duty stations include Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; USS Elrod (FFG 55); USS Camden (AOE 2); Naval Inventory Control Point Puget Sound, Bremerton, Wash.; Naval Support Facility, Diego Garcia, and USS Barry (DDG 52).

Cmdr. William Sewell, Jr.

    Cmdr. William Sewell, Jr., SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on Dec. 1, 2013 after serving at Commander, Naval Region Northwest, Seattle, Wash.  He received his bachelor’s degree at U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. and his master’s degree at City University, Bellevue, Wash. with an additional master’s degree at U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, Pa.  His previous duty stations include Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command Headquarters, Millington, Tenn.; Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; Navy Supply Corps School, Athens, Ga.; Naval Mobile Construction Battalion FORTY, Port Hueneme, Calif.; Commander, SEVENTH Fleet, Yokosuka, Japan; Naval Station Everett, Everett, Wash.; USS Abraham Lincoln(CVN 72); USS White Plains (AFS 4), and U.S. Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station, Western Pacific, Guam.

Lt. Cmdr. Jerry Babb, Jr.

    Lt. Cmdr. Jerry Babb, Jr. SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on Dec. 1, 2013 after serving at Commander, Third Navy Expeditionary Logistics Regiment, Fort Dix, N.J.  He received his bachelor’s degree at Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimatic, Conn.  His previous duty stations include U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion ELEVEN, Gulfport, Miss.; Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, New London, Conn.; USS Carr (FFG 52); Navy Cargo Handling Battalion NINE, Columbus, Ohio; Commander, Navy Region Northeast, Groton, Conn., and USS Elrod (FFG 55).

Lt. Cmdr. Leslie Beltz

    Lt. Cmdr. Leslie Beltz, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired Feb. 1, 2014 at Naval Medical Center, San Diego, Calif.  He received his bachelor’s degree at San Diego State University, San Diego, Calif. and his master’s degree at U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif. His previous duty stations include Space and Naval Warfare Command, San Diego, Calif.; Maritime Expeditionary Security Squadron THREE, San Diego, Calif.; U.S. Naval Support Facility, Diego Garcia; USS Kinkaid (DD 965); Small boat Unit TWELVE, Coronado, Calif., and USS Denver (LPD 9.

Lt. Cmdr. Charles Detwiler

    Lt. Cmdr. Charles Detwiler, SC, USN, completed 29 years of active service and retired on Jan. 1, 2014 after serving at Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center, Sasebo, Japan. He received his bachelor’s degree at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, Ill. and his master’s degree at Webster University, St Louis, Mo. His previous duty stations include U.S. Naval Forces Central Command Bahrain, Bahrain; Navy Expeditionary Medical Support Command, Yorktown, Va.; USS Philip Sea (CG); USS Monterey (CG 61); Defense Supply Center Richmond, Richmond, Va.; Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Fla., and USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69).

Lt. Cmdr. Eugene Griffith

    Lt. Cmdr. Eugene Griffith, SC, USN, completed 21 years of active service and retired on Nov. 1, 2013 after serving at Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. He received his bachelor’s degree at Emporia State University, Emporia, Kan. and his master’s degree at University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Ariz. His previous duty stations include U.S. Military Training Mission, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Commander, U.S. Southern Command, MacDill AFB, Fla.; Fleet and Industrial Supply Command, Sigonella, Italy; USS John F Kennedy (CV 67); Commander, submarine Forces, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Va., and USS Jacksonville (SSN 699).

Lt. Cmdr. Dale Klan

    Lt. Cmdr. Dale Klan, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on Feb. 1, 2014 after serving at Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio.  He received his bachelor’s degree at University of Maryland, College Park, Md. and his master’s degree at U.S. Navy War College, Newport, R.I.  His previous duty stations include Expeditionary Combat Readiness Command, Norfolk, Va.; USS Underwood (FFG 36); Destroyer Squadron FOURTEEN, Mayport, Fla.; USS Boone (FFG 28); Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Ford Island, Hawaii; Navy and Marine Corps EA-6B Aircraft, Patuxent River, Md., and USNS Concord (T-AFS 5).

Lt. Cmdr. Andrew Kremer

    Lt. Cmdr. Andrew Kremer, SC, USN, completed 28 years of active service and retired on Jan. 1, 2014 after serving at Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center, Dubai, United Arab Emirate. He received his bachelor’s degree at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va. and his master’s degree at Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, Utah. His previous duty stations include Defense Contract Management Area St. Louis, St. Louis, Mo.; Defense Contract Management Area Boeing St. Louis, Mo.; USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49); U.S. Naval Support Activity La Maddalena, La Maddalena, Italy, and USS Carney (DDG 64).

Lt. Cmdr. Michael Marquez

    Lt. Cmdr. Michael Marquez, SC, USN, completed 23 years of active service and retired on Jan. 1, 2014 after serving at Supervisor of Shipbuilding, conversion and Repair, Groton, Conn. He received his bachelor’s degree at University of San Diego, San Diego, Calif. and his master’s degree at U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif. His previous duty stations include Navy Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C.; Sea Logistics Center Detachment Dubai, United Arab Emirate; USS on Jan. 1, 2014 Vella Gulf (CG 72); USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3); Commander, Navy Surface Fleet Pacific, Coronado, Calif., and USS Duluth (LPD 6).

Lt. Cmdr. Thomas Moore

    Lt. Cmdr. Thomas Moore, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on January 1, 2014 after serving at Defense Logistics Agency, Portsmith, N.H. He received his bachelor’s degree at University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, and his master’s degree at Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, N.H. and an additional master’s at University of Texas, Austin, Texas. His previous duty stations include Commander, Submarine Group NINE, Bangor, Maine; USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74); Aviation Support Detachment Brunswick, Brunswick, Maine, and USS Alexandria (SSN 757).

Lt. Cmdr. Michael Pereira

    Lt. Cmdr. Michael Pereira, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on Dec. 1, 2013 after serving at Commander, Naval Surface, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Va. He received his bachelor’s degree at University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, Nev. and his master’s degree at U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.  His previous duty stations include USS Porter (DDG 78); Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Norfolk, Va.; Strike Fighter Squadron ONE ZERO SIX, Oceana, Va., and USS Dewert (FFG 45).

Lt. Cmdr. Kris Runaas

    Lt. Cmdr. Kris Runaas, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on Jan. 1, 2014 after serving at Personnel Exchange Program United Kingdom, Bath, United Kingdom. He received his bachelor’s degree at Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wis. and his master’s degree at U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.  His previous duty stations include USS Makin Island (LHD 8); Naval Inventory Control Point, Philadelphia, Pa.; USS Dubuque (LPD 8); Reconnaissance Squadron TWO, Rota, Spain, and USS Sacramento (AOE 1).

Lt. Cmdr. Sheila Williams

    Lt. Cmdr. Sheila Williams, SC, USN, completed 28 years of active service and retired on Feb. 1, 2014 after serving at Commander, Operational Test and Evaluation Agency, Norfolk, Va. Her previous duty stations include USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77); Commander, 2nd Fleet, Norfolk, Va.; Expeditionary Warfare Training Group Atlantic, Little Creek, Va.; USS Emory S. Land (AS 39); Aviation Support Detachment Oceana, Oceana, Va., and USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).

CWO Mark Eaton

    CWO Mark Eaton, SC, USN, completed 30 years of active service and retired on Dec. 1, 2013 after serving at Commander, Naval Air Force Pacific, North Island, Calif.  He received his bachelor’s degree at University of the Redlands, Redlands, Calif.  His previous duty stations include USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 75); USS Makin Island (LHD 8); USS Tarawa (LHA 1); Special Boat Team TWELVE, Coronado, Calif.; USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3); USS Constellation (CV 64), and USS Boxer (LHD 4).

CWO John Lukeivic

    CWO John Lukeivic, SC, USN, completed 30 years of active service and retired on Dec. 1, 2013 after serving at U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.  His previous duty stations include USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77); U.S. Navy Supply Corps School, Athens, Ga., and USS Harry Truman (CVN 75).

CWO Bernice Williamson

    CWO Bernice Williamson, SC, USN, completed 30 years of active service and retired on Nov. 1, 2013 after serving onboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65). His previous duty stations include Headquarters, Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, Norfolk, Va.; USS Nassau (LHA 4); Navy Support Activity Norfolk, Norfolk, Va., and USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).