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Capt. Alexander Mamikonian


20 May 2024

Capt. Mamikonian
Capt. Mamikonian
Capt. Mamikonian
Capt. Mamikonian
Capt. Mamikonian
Photo By: Abrionna Thompson
VIRIN: 240502-N-OW182-010
  Captain Alexander Mamikonian attended Leysin American School in Switzerland, and later Purdue University where he was commissioned upon graduation with a Bachelor of Science in Management. Additionally, he earned a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College and is a graduate of the NATO Senior Officer Policy Course.

At sea, Captain Mamikonian has served on Cruisers, Destroyers, and Mine Counter Measures ships in the Atlantic and Pacific Fleets. He commanded the Guided Missile Destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108), operating extensively in the Pacific to include patrols in the South China Sea. Previous sea tours include USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and USS Gladiator (MCM 11), as Chief Engineer; USS Port Royal (CG73) as Main Propulsion Assistant and USS John Young (DD 973) as 1st Lieutenant.

Shore assignments include Naval Armaments Cooperation Director and Defense Attache at the U.S. Mission to  NATO; Deputy Director, Surface Warfare Assignments (PERS 41A) and Commander/Lieutenant Commander Assignments Branch Head (PERS 410/411) at the Navy Personnel Command; Naval Fires Section Head, Surface Warfare Division (N96), Office of the Chief of Naval Operations; Flag Aide to the Commander of Naval Surface Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet; Seamanship and Navigation Instructor at the United States Naval Academy and Individual Augmentation assignment as Branch Chief of Maritime Operations to the United Nations Mission in Haiti.

Captain Mamikonian was recognized as the 2003 Ship Handler of the Year for Naval Surface Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet. Additional awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and various campaign, unit, and service medals.  |  |  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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