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CAPT Shea S. Thompson


13 May 2022
Captain Shea S. Thompson
Captain Shea S. Thompson
Captain Shea S. Thompson
Captain Shea S. Thompson
Captain Shea S. Thompson
Photo By: CNSP
VIRIN: 220513-N-N0831-0001
CAPT Thompson was raised in San Marcos, California.  He received his commission from the United States Naval Academy in 1997. 

His sea tours include duty onboard USS GEORGE PHILIP (FFG 12) from 1998-2000 where he served as Damage Control Assistant and First Lieutenant

2000-2002 he served onboard USS CAPE ST. GEORGE (CG 71) as Strike Officer and Navigator. 

2004-2007 he served onboard USS JOHN PAUL JONES (DDG 53) as Weapons Officer and Combat Systems Officer.

2013-2016 he served onboard USS CHAFEE (DDG 90) as Executive Officer and then Commanding Officer.

2020-2022 he served onboard USS BUNKER HILL (CG 52) as Commanding Officer.

CAPT Thompson’s tours ashore include Naval Postgraduate School where he earned a Master’s Degree in Financial Management; Ballistic Missile Defense Syndicate Lead at Tactical Training Group Pacific; Ballistic Missile Defense Training Officer at Third Fleet; Joint Interface Control Officer at Headquarters U.S. European Command (J3); C4ISR Operations Branch Chief at U.S. Strategic Command, Joint Force Component Command Global Strike (J6); N8/9 Branch Head Headquarters Surface and Mine Warfare Development Center.

CAPT Thompson’s awards include the Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2 awards), Joint Commendation Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (4 awards); Navy Achievement Medal (two awards), and various unit and service awards.

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