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CDR Alfonza O. White

Past Commanding Officer, USS Fort Worth (LCS 3)

14 October 2022
Commander Alfonza O. White
Commander Alfonza O. White
Commander Alfonza O. White
Commander Alfonza O. White
Commander Alfonza O. White
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VIRIN: 221017-N-N0831-0001
Cmdr. Alfonza White is native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He enlisted in 1995 as a Submariner Electrician’s Mate (Nuclear). He commissioned through Officer Candidate School and graduated from Thomas Edison State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nuclear Electronics in 2003. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Defense and Strategy from the Naval War College.

White’s sea tours include serving as damage control assistant aboard USS Duluth (LPD 6) and combat information officer on USS Denver (LPD 9). He completed his junior officer sea tour aboard USS Kidd (DDG 100) as the anti-submarine warfare officer. His first department head tour was as the engineering officer aboard USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110). His second Department Head tour was on staff with Engineering Assessment at Afloat Training Group Pacific. His first commanding officer tour was aboard USS Minneapolis-St. Paul (LCS 21).

Ashore, White served as an instructor at Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Training Center San Diego and Communication Officer at Littoral Combat Ship Squadron One.

He is currently assigned as Commanding Officer aboard the USS Fort Worth (LCS 3).

He is authorized to wear the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (five), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (seven), and various unit and campaign awards.

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