CDR Carl P. Poe

Executive Officer, USS Lake Erie (CG 70)

06 August 2021
Commander Carl P. Poe
Commander Carl P. Poe
Commander Carl P. Poe
Commander Carl P. Poe
Commander Carl P. Poe
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VIRIN: 210806-N-N0831-0004
Commander Carl P. Poe is a native of Bristol, VA. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Marine Science from Savannah State University as well as a Master’s Degree in Information Systems and Operations from the Naval Postgraduate School. He is also a graduate of the Navy’s IAMD WTI program.

He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1995, serving as a Fire Controlman aboard USS HIGGINS (DDG 76).  As a Fire Controlman First Class (SPY-1D Radar Tech), he was accepted into the Seaman to Admiral Twenty-One Program, earning his commission in December 2005. CDR Poe’s sea tours include Executive Officer and First Lieutenant aboard the USS HALSEY (DDG 97); Fire Control Officer aboard USS FORREST SHERMAN (DDG 98); and Weapons Officer and Combat System Officer onboard USS JASON DUNHAM (DDG 109). Ashore, he served as a Class Officer, Instructor, and Course Supervisor at Officer Training Command Newport (OTCN); N82 at Naval Surface and Mine Warfare Development Center Integrated Air and Missile Division (NSMWDC IAMD) where he was responsible for combat systems development and requirements and fleet experimentation; and Operations Officer at Afloat Training Group Norfolk. He currently serves as Executive Officer aboard USS LAKE ERIE (CG 70).

His personal awards include the Navy Commendation Medal (five awards), Navy Achievement Medal (five awards) and various service and unit awards.

He is married to the former Rebecca L. Glisson, of Apopka, FL.  They have one son, Jaxon Caden Poe.


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