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Commander Mark Moran was assigned as executive officer, NRD Phoenix in September, 2017.

As a Navy human resources officer, his assignments have been primarily in the areas of manpower and recruiting. Upon enlisting in the Navy in St. Louis, MO, Cmdr. Moran began his career on USS Saratoga (CV-60) as an operations specialist, serving 4 years as an anti-submarine air controller and anti-surface module supervisor. His next assignment was at Navy Recruiting District Buffalo as a recruiter, and recruiter-in-charge of a large metropolitan recruiting station in Rochester, New York. He was meritoriously promoted to operations specialist first class through the Recruiting Excellence Incentive Program (REIP) for recruiting excellence in 1996. He continued his career on USS Lake Erie (CG-70) qualifying as CICWO, USWC, SUWC and earning honors as Hawaii Navy League Sailor of the year. Upon commissioning as an operations tech limited duty officer, he joined the USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG-81) in the pre-commissioning phase as the CIC officer, and deployed with her on the maiden deployment through Operation Iraqi Freedom. Earning his surface warfare officer qualification, he joined ATRC DAHLGREN where as a ballistic missile defense instructor he implemented the first AEGIS ballistic missile defense course and lab. Cmdr. Moran’s first tour as an HR officer was at NRD Minneapolis in 2006 as the enlisted programs officer (EPO), leading over 190 Sailors and civilians, 5 military entrance and processing stations over 8 states and 250,000 square miles. In 2008 was selected as Region West EPO of the year and was hand selected to join the Region West team as enlisted program officer, an HR MILESTONE tour. Upon successful completion of his LCDR HR MILESTONE tour in 2011, CDR Moran reported aboard NAVMAC and working with PMS 339 developed the first preliminary ship’s manpower document for LCS class ships as well as 22 other ship’s manpower documents earning him a Navy and Marine Cops Achievement Medal as well as NAVMAC’s nomination for HR Junior Officer of The Year for 2013. Selected as CNRC Executive Assistant in May 2014 and served on CNRC N5 Staff as a lead for CNRC Optimization Project. As Deputy Director of PERS-44 he managed 97 senior military officers providing assignment and placement for over 30,000 billets and managed a budget of over 85 million dollars..

Moran, a native of Rochester, NY, received a Master of Science Degree in human resources management from Columbia Southern University, and he has received two Meritorious Service Medals as well as several Navy decorations across his 29 year career.


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