A 2005 graduate of the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps program from the University of Pennsylvania, Commander Antonucci earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education from Drexel University. He is originally from Toms River, New Jersey
A career surface warfare officer, Commander Antonucci’s shipboard assignments include: USS McFAUL (DDG 74) as Electrical, Auxiliary and Turbines Officer, USS HOPPER (DDG 70) as Fire Control Officer and USS McCAMPBELL (DDG 85) as Engineer Officer. Ashore, he served as Operations Officer attached to the Counter-Rocket Artillery Mortar (C-RAM) unit in Balad, Iraq, Staff Instructor at SWOS Newport, Staff Director onboard DESTROYER SQUADRON TWO EIGHT and N4 Materiel Officer onboard COMMANDER CARRIER STRIKE GROUP ELEVEN. Most Recently, he served as Project Officer attached to ENGINEERING ASSESSMENTS ATLANTIC (EAA).
His personal decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal X5, Army Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal and various unit, campaign, and service awards.