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Commander Jiwan Mack
Commanding Officer (Blue)

Commander Jiwan Mack, a native of North Carolina, graduated with a degree in Economics from the United States Naval Academy in 2000. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government as well as a Master’s degree in Defense and Strategic Studies from the United States Naval War College.
His assignments at sea include Auxiliaries and Electrical Officer on USS Doyle (FFG 39), Operations Officer on USS Kingfisher (MHC 56), Engineering Officer on USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG 58), Engineering Officer on USS Vicksburg (CG 69), and most recently as Executive Officer on USS Detroit (LCS 7).
Ashore, he served as Information Superiority Operations Officer at U.S.  Southern Command - Standing Joint Force Headquarters, Section Head at OPNAV N130, and Flag Aide to Director, Navy Staff.
Commander Mack assumed command of Detroit Blue on 31 May 2019.


His personal decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal (3 Gold Stars), Navy Achievement Medal, and various other personal and unit citations.

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