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Commander Jeffrey A. Gerring
Executive Officer (Blue)  

Commander Jeffrey A. Gerring is a native of Aberdeen, Maryland. He enlisted in the Navy in 1996, serving as a Fire Controlman Second Class, MK-23 Target Acquisition System technician. He commissioned through the Navy ROTC program, graduating from Georgia State University where he received a BA in Geography.

His previous sea duty assignments as an officer include: Fire Controlman in USS Rainier (AOE 7); Electronic Warfare Officer and Assistant Operations Officer in USS BOONE (FFG 28); Combat Systems; Combat Systems Officer in USS BONHOMME RICHARD (LHD 6); and as N6 in Destroyer Squadron SEVEN. He has been Forward Deployed to both Sasebo Japan, and Singapore.
Ashore, CDR Gerring’s assignments include: Instructor of Naval Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Commanding Officer, Navy Operational Support Center, Billings, Montana; Placement Officer for the Joint Chiefs of Staff (PERS-45) and FTS Junior Officer detailer (PERS-43) at the Naval Personnel Command in Millington, TN; Surface Commander’s Course Coordinator at the Surface Warfare Officers School Command in Newport, RI; and Student, Naval War College, Newport, RI.
He holds Masters degrees in Russian and East European Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Education and Curriculum Development from Central Michigan University, and National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College.  He has completed Phase I and II of his Joint Professional Military Education.  |  |  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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