Cmdr. Wade K. Smith

Commanding Officer, Afloat Training Group Mayport

15 March 2022

Cmdr. Wade K. Smith
Cmdr. Wade K. Smith
Cmdr. Wade K. Smith
Cmdr. Wade K. Smith
Cmdr. Wade K. Smith
Photo By: MC1 Jacob Milham
VIRIN: 220315-N-OW182-0001
 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), Weapons Officer / Combat Systems Officer on USS ANZIO (CG 68), Executive Officer / Commanding Officer of USS SIOUX CITY (LCS 11), Blue Crew.

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

His personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards), and various service, campaign, and unit awards.

Commander Smith assumed the title of Commanding Officer Afloat Training Group Mayport in January 2022.

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