Saturday, November 27, 2010

Skipper in the spotlight

Commander Doug Shelb is the Commanding Officer of Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Sugar Grove, West Virginia.  He assumed command on 17 September 2010.

NIOC Sugar Grove is CTG 1000.2 under the CTF 1000/Commander, TENTH Fleet organizational construct.

You can view the command website HERE.
Commander Doug Schelb is a native of Kalamazoo, Michigan. He attended the University of Michigan on an ROTC scholarship and studied Engineering. He graduated with a degree in Industrial and Operations Engineering in 1993 and received his commission as a Special Duty Officer, Cryptology.

Commander Schelb began his career at Naval Security Group Activity, Misawa Japan where he served as a Direct Support Officer (DSO) and completed one surface and four subsurface deployments. His next tour starting in 1995 was aboard USS ARKANSAS (CG-41) where he served as the Assistant Operations Officer, OUTBOARD Officer, Shipboard Intelligence Officer, and Electronic Warfare Officer. He completed a Western Pacific/Arabian Gulf deployment and qualified as a Surface Warfare Officer during this tour.

In November, 1997 he reported to Naval Security Group Support Detachment Two in Winter Harbor, Maine for six months of training at the CLASSIC OWL Operators Course. In July 1998, he assumed duties as the Officer in Charge of Naval Security Group Support Detachment Four in Molesworth, United Kingdom, a CNO-directed Special Project mobile unit.

In 2001 he reported to the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California where he earned a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and completed Joint Professional Military Education (Phase I) through the Naval War College, College of Command and Staff.

CDR Schelb reported to the Joint Special Operations Command in Fort Bragg, North Carolina in November 2003. During this tour he served as an Intelligence Operations and Plans officer and deployed multiple times as an intelligence planner, liaison officer, and Deputy J2 for Joint Special Operations Task Forces (JSOTF) in Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. He also qualified as a Naval and Marine Corps Parachutist during this tour.

In February 2007, he reported to U.S. Navy Information Operations Command, Misawa Japan for his second tour and served as the NIOC Executive Officer and Deputy Director of Operations for the multi-service Misawa Security Operations Center (MSOC).

In July 2009, he reported to the staff of Commander, Carrier Strike Group Nine in Everett, Washington where he served as the Assistant Chief of Staff for Information Operations and the Deputy Information Warfare Commander.

CDR Schelb’s military decorations include various personal, unit, and campaign awards.

1 comment:

blunoz said...

Doug sat next to me at CLS. Great guy. Enjoyed getting to meet him.