RDML Scott F. Robertson

Commander, Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (NSMWDC)

01 June 2019
RDML Scott F. Robertson
RDML Scott F. Robertson
RDML Scott F. Robertson
RDML Scott F. Robertson
RDML Scott F. Robertson
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VIRIN: 210321-N-N0831-0103


Admiral Robertson is a third-generation naval officer and grew up in various locations near fleet concentration areas.  He attended Boot Camp in 1986 at Naval Training Station, San Diego, as a non-designated Seaman.  Shortly after graduation, he attended the Broadened Opportunity for Officer Selection and Training (BOOST) program, earning a four-year NROTC scholarship.

Robertson attended Norwich University, the Military College of Vermont, and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1991.

Robertson has served in a highly diverse range of assignments and participated in many campaigns and operations.  His sea tours include:  USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73) as 1st Division Officer; USS NORMANDY (CG 60) as the Fire Control Officer; USS PORT ROYAL (CG 73) as the Weapons/Combat Systems Officer; USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74) as Engineering Auxiliaries Officer; USS GETTYSBURG (CG 64) as Executive Officer; and he commanded USS RODNEY M. DAVIS (FFG 60) during a 7 month deployment.  Robertson also commanded USS NORMANDY (CG 60), the first Aegis Baseline 9 warship with Naval Integrated Fire Control – Counter Air capability and took her on a nine-month global-circumnavigation deployment, operating in all major naval AORs.  Additionally, he served as Air and Missile Defense Commander for the USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT Carrier Strike Group.

Robertson’s ashore assignments include:  Aegis Training and Readiness Center (ATRC) where he was Course Supervisor and lead instructor for the Force Air Defense Warfare Commanders Course, and on the Joint Staff in the J-8 Directorate as the Resources and Acquisition Manager.  Additionally, he served as Commanding Officer of Surface Warfare Officers Schools (SWOS) Command. 

Robertson holds a Master of Science degree in Systems Engineering from George Mason University.  Following his assignment at ATRC in 1999, Robertson spent two years away from naval service and worked as a weapon systems engineer before voluntarily returning to active duty following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

His current assignment is Commander, Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center, San Diego, CA.
 

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