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Commander Noah Bellringer hails from Colorado Springs, CO. He was commissioned in May 1998 through the NROTC Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder where he earned a BA in economics. CDR Bellringer was selected for aviation and attended flight school in Pensacola, FL and Corpus Christi, TX. He was winged as a Naval aviator in July 2000.

After attending fleet replacement pilot training at VP-30, Cmdr. Bellringer reported to the Sandemen of VQ-2 in Rota, Spain in July 2001. During his tour at VQ-2, he deployed to the SOUTHCOM, EUCOM and CENTCOM AORs and flew various missions in the EP-3E including combat missions overland Afghanistan. He served as aircraft and mission commander, schedules officer, assistant pilot training officer, quality assurance officer and functional check flight standardization pilot.

Following his tour at VQ-2, Bellringer reported to VT-27 in Corpus Christi, TX for duty as a primary instructor pilot in 2004. At VT-27, he served as public affairs officer, schedules officer, assistant operations officer, and day and night contact and instruments standardization instructor and NATOPS instructor. During his tour with the Boomers, Commander Bellringer earned an MBA from Texas A&M University.

In March 2007, Cmdr. Bellringer returned to sea as a catapult and arresting gear officer (Shooter) aboard USS Nimitz (CVN-68). During his tour on Nimitz, he served as the V-4 and V-5 division officer and qualified as assistant air officer (Mini Boss). He completed two deployments in support of Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom and attained JPME phase I from the Naval War College through the distance learning program.

Following a short tour at Maritime Expeditionary Security Group ONE as the assessments and assistant training officer, Bellringer redesignated to the human resources community in August 2010. He then reported to the Center for Personal and Professional Development Learning SITES WEST. AT CPPD, he served as the learning standards officer, training officer, and deputy regional director for eight learning sites and served as the division officer and department head leadership course supervisor.

In June 2013 Commander Bellringer again returned to sea as the training officer aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76). During his tour on Reagan, Cmdr. Bellringer successfully led the ship through two fleet response training plans (FRTP) to include scoring 97% overall on tailored ship’s training availability and final evaluation problem (TSTA/FEP).

Following his tour on Reagan, Bellringer attended the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy in Washington, DC earning a Master of Science in national resource strategy and JPME Phase II. In August 2016, Commander Bellringer reported as executive officer of Navy Recruiting District Portland, OR. He relieved Cmdr. Scott Swagler as commanding officer, Navy Talent Acquisition Group Portland, on November 30, 2017.

CDR Bellringer has logged over 1700 hours in various aircraft and is a certified Professional in Human Resources, Master Training Specialist, and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. His decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four Awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (Two Awards), and various campaign, service, and unit awards.



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