Lt. Cmdr. David J. Lorfeld

Executive Officer, Cryptologic Warfare Activity (CWA) 66

17 December 2020
Executive Officer, Cryptologic Warfare Activity SIXTY SIX
Executive Officer, Cryptologic Warfare Activity SIXTY SIX
Executive Officer, Cryptologic Warfare Activity SIXTY SIX Bio Photo
Photo By: Jacky Fisher
VIRIN: 201217-N-XG502-0002
Lt. Cmdr. Lorfeld is a native of Oshkosh, Wisconsin.  He attended the U.S. Naval Academy where he received his commission in 2007.

He started his career as a Surface Warfare Officer and his sea tours include MCM CREW FEARLESS as the Electrical and Combat Information Center Officer, and USS MOUNT WHITNEY (LCC 20) as the Weapons Officer.  After laterally transferring to the Meteorology and Oceanography (METOC) community, he served as a Hydrographer-In-Charge and Training Department Head at Fleet Survey Team, Staff METOC Officer of Carrier Strike Group TWO embarked aboard USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH (CVN 77).  

His shore assignment was at the Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey, CA.

Currently he is serving as the Executive Officer of Cryptologic Warfare Activity SIXTY SIX (CWA 66).

Lt. Cmdr. Lorfeld earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Oceanography at the U.S. Naval Academy; Master of Science degrees in Hydrographic Science at the University of Southern Mississippi; and Meteorology and Physical Oceanography at the Naval Postgraduate School.

He has been awarded the Navy Commendation Medal (Gold star), Navy Achievement Medal (three gold stars), and various service medals and unit awards.
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