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Lt. Cmdr. Alex Turner

Executive Officer, USS Devastator (MCM 6)

04 March 2022

Lt. Cmdr. Alex Turner
Lt. Cmdr. Alex Turner
Lt. Cmdr. Alex Turner
Lt. Cmdr. Alex Turner
Lt. Cmdr. Alex Turner
Photo By: MC1 Jacob Milham
VIRIN: 230717-N-OW182-0001
 LCDR Alex Turner is a native of Peoria, Illinois and earned his commission through the United States Naval Academy in 2011. He also holds a Master’s degree in Strategic Studies from Naval Postgraduate School.

Afloat, LCDR Turner first served as the Combat Information Center Officer aboard USS Robert Smalls (CG 62), then USS New Orleans (LPD 18) as Force Protection Officer. During his initial tours he deployed to the U.S 5th, and 7th Fleet (FLT) Areas of Responsibility (AOR) on two separate occasions, while earning his Surface Warfare Officer (SWO) and Engineering Officer of the Watch (EOOW) qualifications. After selecting for Department Head, he served on USS Chafee (DDG 90) as the Operations Officer and later fleet up to Combat Systems Officer, where he led the ship through the Basic Phase, Advanced Phase and executed various exercises such as VINSG SWATT, C2X, and VINSG Deployment, RFN SUMMER-EX 2021/2022, and RIMPAC 2022.

LCDR Turner currently serves as Executive Officer onboard USS Devastator (MCM 6).

Ashore, LCDR Turner returned to the Naval Academy for two years to work in the Operations Department to support the Brigade of Midshipmen and attended Naval Postgraduate School before returning to sea.  |  |  Navy FOIA  |  DoD Accessibility/Section 508  |  No Fear Act   |  Open Government  |  Plain Writing Act  |  Veterans Crisis Line  |  VA Vet Center  |  FVAP  |  DoD Safe Helpline  |  Navy SAPR  |  NCIS Tips  |  Privacy Policy  |  Site Map  |  Contact Us   |  988 Helpline
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