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CAPT Troy A. Fendrick

Past Commanding Officer, USS MIGUEL KEITH (ESB 5) BLUE CREW

10 October 2020
CAPT Troy A. Fendrick
Captain Troy A. Fendrick
CAPT Troy A. Fendrick
Captain Troy A. Fendrick
Captain Troy A. Fendrick
Photo By: CNSP
VIRIN: 210319-N-N0831-0002
An Arizona native, Captain Fendrick graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Justice Studies. He enlisted in the United States Navy in 1993 as a Radioman. He received his commission in 1997 from Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, Florida. He holds Masters Degrees from the University of San Diego in Global Leadership and the Naval War College in National Security and Strategic Studies. He was also a member of the Halsey Charlie Advanced Research Program for Integrated Air and Missile Defense.

At sea, he has served onboard USS JUNEAU (LPD 10), USS ESSEX (LHD 2) as Interior Communications Officer followed by a tour in USS ANTIETAM (CG 54) as Main Propulsion Assistant. His Department Head tours were served on USS SHILOH as Weapons Officer and USS CHANCELLORSVILLE as Combat Systems Officer. His Executive Officer tour was onboard USS CHOSIN (CG 65). As Commanding Officer he commanded USS CORONADO (LCS 4) and USS JACKSON (LCS 6) where his crew was awarded the Battle “E”.

Ashore, his assignments include: Afloat Training Group Pacific as an Engineering Training Team Leader. He served on the staff of Commander U.S. Naval Forces Europe, Commander U.S. Naval Forces Africa, Commander U.S. SIXTH Fleet as the MCC TLAM DET OIC. He also served on the staff of Commander U.S Naval Forces Central Command, Commander U.S. FIFTH Fleet as Current Operations Director and the staff of Commander Naval Surface Force U.S. Pacific Fleet as Assistant Chief of Staff for CRUDES Current Readiness and CG/DDG1000 Class Advocate.

He is currently the Commanding Officer for USNS MIGUEL KEITH (ESB-5) Blue Crew.

Captain Fendrick’s decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (five awards), Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), the Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal (four awards) and various other unit and campaign awards.

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