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CDR Marty Blomberg

Past Executive Officer, USS Germantown (LSD 42)

28 June 2022
Commander Marty Blomberg
Commander Marty Blomberg
Commander Marty Blomberg
Commander Marty Blomberg
Commander Marty Blomberg
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VIRIN: 220628-N-N0831-0005
Originally from the Black Hills of South Dakota, CDR Marty Blomberg first enlisted in the United States Navy in1998 and served aboard the USS Princeton (CG 59) as an Electronics Technician from 1999-2002. After earning a Seaman to Admiral-21 Scholarship, he graduated with a degree in Marine Environmental Science from the State University of New York Maritime and was commissioned in 2006.

He completed his first division officer tour as 1st LT aboard the USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) and then served a tour as Navigator of USS Milius (DDG 69). Then, while ashore, he earned a Master’s Degree in Combat Systems from the Physics Department at the Naval Postgraduate School and completed JPME Phase I.

After graduating from SWOS department head course he served twice as an Operations Officer, first aboard the USS Gridley (DDG 101) and then on the USS Philippine Sea (CG 56).

He then completed two shore tours including the Sixth Fleet staff as a future operations planner and a tour on the SMWDC MIW staff. He then became the plankowner Executive Officer on the USNS Miguel Keith (ESB 5) Blue Crew. He is currently serving as the Executive Officer on the USS Germantown (LSD 42).

CDR Blomberg’s personal awards include two Meritorious Service Medals, three Navy Commendation Medals, and five Navy Achievement Medals as well as various other unit level awards.

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