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CAPT Foster

Deputy Commodore, Destroyer Squadron 21 (CDS 21)

22 February 2023
Captain Foster
Captain Foster
Captain Foster
Captain Foster
Captain Foster
Photo By: CNSP
VIRIN: 230223-N-N0831-0002
Captain Foster received his commission after graduating from North Carolina State University in 2000. He holds a master’s degree in Operations Research from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA. 

At sea, Captain Foster served as Propulsion Division Officer and Main Propulsion Assistant on USS Mount Vernon (LSD 39), Navigator on USS Anzio (CG 69), Chief Engineer on USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60), and Executive Officer of USS Russell (DDG 59). He commanded USS Russell (DDG 59) and Patrol Coastal Crew Echo, embarked onboard USS Typhoon (PC 5), USS Tempest (PC 2) and USS Squall (PC 7). 

Ashore, Captain Foster served on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations in the Assessment Division (N81), the Joint Capabilities and Integration Division (N83), and the Programming Division (N80). He also served in the Programming and Budget Analysis Division on the Joint Staff, and as Executive Assistant to the Commander, Naval Surface Forces and Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet. Most recently, Captain Foster was the Commanding Officer of Naval Leadership and Ethics Command, San Diego. 

Captain Foster holds subspecialties in Operations Research, Financial Management, Requirements Management and Mechanical Engineering. He is the recipient of multiple professional and academic awards and has been fortunate enough to serve on numerous teams that have earned the Battle “E”.



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