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Military Network Happy Hour[ X ]
CAPT Howard C. Warner III
Commanding Officer of Naval Base Point Loma
Monday, February 23rd | 5:30 pm
This event is complimentary for all Members & Guests
CAPT Howard Warner is a native of San Diego, California and attended the United States Naval Academy, graduating in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aerospace Engineering. He subsequently earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from George Washington University (2002) and a Master of Science in National Security Strategy from the National War College, National Defense University (2005).
He commenced his submarine career aboard the USS NEVADA (SSBN 733)(GOLD) serving in various Division Officer assignments. His department head sea tours include a Navigator tour aboard the USS POGY (SSN 647) and a Weapons Officer tour aboard the USS ALEXANDRIA (SSN 757). His Executive Officer tour was aboard the USS KEY WEST (SSN 722) where he completed an extensive WESTPAC deployment that included strike operations in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM.
CAPT Warner commanded the USS BREMERTON (SSN 698) from March 2008 until August 2010. A few highlights of his command tour include a WESTPAC deployment, a Nuclear Tomahawk Regeneration Exercise, a namesake city visit, and participation in RIMPAC 2010 in which the BREMERTON successfully conducted a SINKEX on the EXUSS ANCHORAGE.
His shore duties included staff assignments with COMSUBPAC and the Chief of Naval Operations, Director of Submarine Warfare. He also served on the Joint Staff, Operations Directorate, Reconnaissance Operations Division, where he served as the subject matter expert to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for submarine and naval maritime operations. Following command at sea, he served as the Branch Head for Submarine and Nuclear Assignments (PERS-403) at Navy Personnel Command and most recently, as the Deputy Commander for Training at COMSUBRON 16. CAPT Warner assumed command of Naval Base Point Loma in August 2014.
CAPT Warner’s awards and decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), Navy Commendation Medal (six awards), Navy Achievement Medal (two awards), and several other unit and personal decorations.