CDR Scott Wilbur, a native of Cape Cod, MA, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in May 2001 with a B.S. in Economics. He holds a Master of Science in Operations Research from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. His afloat assignments include USS STETHEM (DDG 63) as the Auxiliaries Officer, USS BENFOLD (DDG 65) as Training Officer, and USS HOWARD (DDG 83) and USS PRINCETON (CG 59) as Chief Engineer. During these tours, he deployed to the Pacific, Southern, and Central Command areas of responsibility.