Nancy J. Fink was born in Akron, Ohio, and raised in Tempe, Az. She graduated in 1990 from the University of Notre Dame, with a Bachelor
of Science Degree in Mathematics. ENS Fink was commissioned in 1991
through the Nuclear
Power Officer Candidate Program and attended Officer Indoctrination School in
Newport, R.I. She subsequently reported to Nuclear Power school in Orlando,
Fla., as an instructor, where she taught math and reactor theory, earned her
designation as a Master Training Specialist, and ultimately served as the
Enlisted Math Division Director.
the Navy Officer Recruiting Unit in 1996, she reported to Navy Recruiting
District Chicago in Fort Sheridan, Ill., to serve as the nuclear officer
recruiter, then Enlisted Programs Officer and ultimately the Operations Officer,
responsible for officer and enlisted production and processing. During this
tour, NRD Chicago earned status as the Silver Award Winner for Navy Recruiting
Command. LT Fink then transferred to Naval Station Great Lakes for duty as
Navy Recruiting Region Centralís Enlisted Programs Officer. LT Fink also
completed the Navy War College seminar program, earning JPME Phase I credit.
In 2003, LCDR Fink reported for duty as the
executive officer of Naval Station Pascagoula in Pascagoula, Miss., where she managed base activities for the supported DESRON FIVE staff, attached Coast Guard Station and pre-commissioning units at the nearby Northrop Grumman Shipyards. During this tour she also earned her Master of Arts Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies.
then reported to Navy Personnel Research Studies and Technology, the Navyís
personnel research laboratory, where she served as a researcher in the
Distribution and Assignment division and then assumed duty as the Deputy
Director. She remained in Millington for a follow-on tour as Director of the
Operations Research Division at headquarters, Navy Recruiting Command.
Returning to Great Lakes, Illinois, in 2010, she served as the Operations
Officer for Naval Service Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois. In 2011, CDR
Fink transferred to NRD Chicago as the executive officer.
Among her awards and
decorations are the
Meritorious Service Medal
(two awards), Navy
Commendation Medal (five
awards), Navy Achievement
medal (two awards) and the
Commendation (three Awards).
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