CDR Matt Noland

Commanding Officer, USS Kidd (DDG 100)

12 May 2021
CDR Noland
CDR Noland
CDR Noland
CDR Noland
CDR Noland
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VIRIN: 210524-N-N0831-0003
CDR Noland, a native of Baton Rouge, LA graduated from Louisiana State University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts in History.

CDR Noland's sea duty assignments include USS STEPHEN W. GROVES (FFG 29) as Electrical Officer, USS MOBILE BAY (CG 53) as Force Protection Officer, Canadian Atlantic Fleet in Halifax, Nova Scotia as Fleet Plans and Fleet Watch Officer with extended sea-service aboard HMCS IROQUOIS (DDH 280), USS LAKE CHAMPLAIN (CG 57) as Weapons Officer and Combat Systems Officer, and Commander U.S. SEVENTH FLEET as Branch Chief for Pacific Plans. He has deployed service to the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th Fleet areas of operations.

Ashore, CDR Noland is a distinguished graduate of the United States Naval War College and the Maritime Advance Warfighting School (MAWS) in Newport, Rhode Island. He also qualified as an ASW/ASuW Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI), and served at SMWDC Headquarters in the N5 as the branch head for ASW/ASuW, MIW, and AMW doctrine development. He has published academic articles on military and naval affairs in the Naval War College Review, the Luce Journal Small wars Journal, and the Claremont Review of Books.

CDR Noland's decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal (5 awards), the Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal (2 awards), and other personal, unit, and campaign awards.


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