Navy Personnel Command
Following initial sea duty assignments, Metts transferred to the Naval Postgraduate School from 1991 – 1993 earning a Master of Science degree in Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I).
Selected as a naval cryptologist (now Information Warfare) in 1993, Metts transferred to Naval Security Group Command Detachment Potomac, in
In 2001, Metts transferred to the
In 2005, Metts was selected as special assistant to commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet and in July 2006, reported for duty as commanding officer, Navy Information Operations Command,
He was selected for promotion to rear admiral in April 2010.
His personal awards include the Legion of Merit (2 awards), Defense Meritorious Service Medal (2 awards), the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal and various service and joint expeditionary medals and ribbons.