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Cmdr. Wade Smith

Commanding Officer, USS Sioux City (LCS 11), Blue Crew

23 February 2021

Studio portrait of Cmdr. Wade Smith
Cmdr. Wade Smith
Studio portrait of Cmdr. Wade Smith
Cmdr. Wade Smith
Studio portrait of Cmdr. Wade Smith
Photo By: MC2 Jacob Milham
VIRIN: 210223-N-OW182-0007
Commander Smith received his commission after graduating from North Carolina State University in 2001. He holds a master's degree in Business Administration from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA.

At sea, Commander Smith served as Electrical Officer and 1st Lieutenant on USS KAUFFMAN (FFG 59), Fire Control Officer on USS Porter (DDG 78), and Weapons Officer / Combat Systems Officer on USS ANZIO (CG 68).

Ashore, Commander Smith served as the Flag Aide to Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Program, and as the Executive Officer to Director, Missile Defense Agency.  His most recent assignment was the Ballistic Missile Defense Assessments and Training lead at Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center, IAMD – Dahlgren, VA.


 
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