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Cmdr. Christopher J. Carroll

Commanding Officer, USS Carney (DDG 64)

18 November 2020
Studio portrait of Cmdr. Christopher J. Carroll.
Commander Christopher J. Carroll
Studio portrait of Cmdr. Christopher J. Carroll.
Commander Christopher J. Carroll
Studio portrait of Cmdr. Christopher J. Carroll.
Photo By: MC2 Jacob Milham
VIRIN: 201118-N-OW182-0001
Commander Carroll, a native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, graduated from West Mesa High School in 1994.  He enlisted in the Navy in August 1995 and graduated from the Broaden Opportunity for Officer Selection and Training (BOOST) Program in 1998.  After completion of BOOST, he attended the University of New Mexico, receiving his commission through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) in December 2001. 
 
Commander Carroll’s sea duty assignments include tours on USS Carney (DDG-64) as Executive Officer, Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15 as Operations Officer, USS Mustin (DDG-89) as Chief Engineer, USS Halsey (DDG-97) as Gunnery and Force Protection Officer, and USS Rodney M. Davis  (FFG-60) as the Main Propulsion Division Officer, Repair 5 Locker Officer, and Visit Board Search and Seizure (VBSS) Boarding Officer.
 
Commander Carroll’s shore duty assignments include Bureau of Navy Personnel Surface Warfare Officer Detailer (PERS-41) and Allocation and Statistics Branch Head (PERS-45); and Commander, Naval Forces Central Command Bahrain Liaison Officer and Surface Exercise Planner.   
 
Commander Carroll holds a Master of Science Degree in Systems Technology from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California; a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the University of New Mexico; and an Associate Degree in French from the Defense Language Institute.
 
His personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards), Navy Good Conduct Medal, and various campaign and service medals and ribbons.
 
 
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