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LCDR Curtis L. Thomas II

Lieutenant Commander Curtis Thomas is a native of Florida where he graduated from High School in 2001.  After high school, LCDR Thomas attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management as well as his commission in July 2005 through Morehouse’s Naval ROTC program.  LCDR Thomas also holds a MBA from the Naval Postgraduate School.  

At sea, LCDR Thomas served in USS COLE (DDG-67) for both Division Officer tours as First Lieutenant, Ordnance Officer, and ship’s Navigator.  On COLE, he conducted two seven month deployments in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  As a Department Head, LCDR Thomas served in USS TORTUGA (LSD-46) as Operations Officer and in AMPHIBIOUS SQUADRON FOUR  (CPR-4) as Future Operations Officer and Administrative Officer. While at CPR-4, LCDR Thomas deployed with the KEARSARGE ARG in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. 
LCDR Thomas’ shore duty assignments include Operations Officer for Counter Rocket Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) Battalion 6 in Baghdad, Iraq, Operational Test Director for LHA-6 and LPD-17 programs at COMOPTEVFOR, and Plans and Schedules Officer at COMNAVSURFLANT. 
His personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), the Army Commendation Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards), and various campaign and service medals and ribbons.  |  |  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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