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CDR Timothy M. Winters

Past Executive Officer, USS Shoup (DDG 86)

28 December 2022
Commander Timothy M. Winters
Commander Timothy M. Winters
Commander Timothy M. Winters
Commander Timothy M. Winters
Commander Timothy M. Winters
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VIRIN: 230830-N-N0831-0002
Commander Timothy M. Winters is a native of Fairfield, Maine and enlisted immediately following High School in 1998. He reported to USS Saipan (LHA 2) in December, supporting Operation Balkan Calm in Kosovo. He was later designated an Air Traffic Controller and served in NS Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico and NAS Fallon, NV. He earned his commission through Officer Candidate School, Newport, RI in December 2007 and holds a Baccalaureate of Science in Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

His Division Officer assignments include Operations Officer and Training Officer in USS GUARDIAN (MCM 5), homeported in Sasebo, Japan, followed by assignment to USS WAYNE E. MEYER (DDG 108) as the Fire Control Officer, where he led his team to the successful Developmental and Operational testing of the Standard Missile Six (SM-6) and her maiden deployment. He completed several deployments in support of OIF/OEF and Pacific Presence Operations from 2008-2012.

Department head assignments include the Operations Officer in USS FITZGERALD (DDG 62), homeported in Yokosuka, Japan where he completed numerous Defense of Japan/Homeland BMD patrols and Pacific deployments, and Operations Officer in USS VICKSBURG (CG 69), homeported in Norfolk, VA. He served as the Current Operations (N-31) Director in the COMSEVENTHFLT Staff, embarked in USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19), homeported in Yokosuka, Japan from 2020-2022.

Ashore, he completed graduate studies in Business Administration (Financial Management) and JPME Phase 1 at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California; served as an instructor at the Surface Warfare Officers School, Newport RI, and as a Policy Analyst on the Under Secretary of the Navy’s Staff.

Personal awards include Navy Commendation Medals, Navy Achievement Medals, and various personal campaign and service awards.
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