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CAPT Douglas K. Meagher

Commodore, Littoral Combat Ship Surface Division ELEVEN (SURFACEDIV 11)

28 July 2022
Captain Douglas Meagher
Captain Douglas Meagher
Captain Douglas Meagher
Captain Douglas Meagher
Captain Douglas Meagher
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VIRIN: 220729-N-N0831-0002
A native of Killingly, Conn., Capt. Douglas Meagher is a 1998 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, and has served on a frigate, destroyer, cruiser, and multiple littoral combat ships.

At sea, he deployed to Fourth, Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Fleet in support of Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom and participated in multiple combined exercises and dual-Carrier Strike Group Operations. He served as the commanding officer of USS Coronado (LCS 4) on its maiden western Pacific deployment and conducted Theater Security Cooperation engagements with several Indo-Pacific partners. His crewaboard Coronado was recognized as the 2017 BattleEfficiency and Unit Tactics Award winner. Meagherpreviously worked as the Weapons Officer and Combat Systems Officer aboard USS Chancellorsville (CG 62), where he wasRonald Reagan Strike Group’s “Tactician of the Year” in2008. He completed division officer tours as a Damage Control Assistant and Fire Control Officer in Norfolk, Virginia.

Ashore, Meagher served most recently as the Chief of Operations and Support at the Joint Operations Center, and as Command Center Director, at North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command. Prior to hisjoint tour, he served asthe Force Cyber/C5I Officer (N6) for Commander, Naval Surface Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet. During previous shoreduty he was assigned to the Navy’s “Global” Title 10 War Game at the Naval War College’sCenter for Naval Warfare Studies. Meagher earned a Master of Arts in National Security &Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College.

He currently serves as the commodore for Littoral Combat Ship Surface Division Eleven. 

Meagher’s personal decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (sixawards), and the Navy and Marine Corps Medal (three awards) and other personal, unit and campaign awards.

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