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CAPT Victor B. Sheldon

Commanding Officer, USS PRINCETON (CG 59)

07 November 2022
Captain Victor B. Sheldon
Captain Victor B. Sheldon
Captain Victor B. Sheldon
Captain Victor B. Sheldon
Captain Victor B. Sheldon
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VIRIN: 221107-N-N0831-0003
Capt. Victor Sheldon graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science in ocean Engineering and holds a Master of Arts degree in national security and strategic studies from the U.S. Naval War College. 

Afloat, he commanded USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) and USS Scout (MCM 8), USS Sentry (MCM 3), and USS Champion (MCM 4), as commanding officer of rotational MCM Crew Persistent. His other sea duty assignments include USS Ingraham (FFG 61), USS Sacramento (AOE 1), and USS Hopper (DDG 70). He has made 7 deployments to the Western Pacific and the Arabian Gulf. 

Ashore, he served on the staff of the Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy, as the deputy director of the Command at Sea Department (N75) at the Surface Warfare Officers School, as the executive assistant to the Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, and most recently as the Joint Staff (J5) South and Central Asia Division Chief for the deputy director for Strategy, Policy, and Plans for the Middle East. 

His awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, and various unit and campaign awards.



CG 59 CO
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