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Cmdr. Aaron M. Massey

Executive Officer, Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station (NCTS) Naples, Italy

18 August 2022
bio photo Cmdr. Aaron M. Massey 
Executive Officer, Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station (NCTS) Naples, Italy
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Cmdr. Aaron M. Massey Executive Officer, Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station (NCTS) Naples, Italy
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VIRIN: 220816-N-N0798-1002
Cmdr. Aaron Massey is a native of North Carolina.  He attended the U.S. Naval Academy, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in History and was commissioned in 2001.  He also attended Air Command and Staff College in Montgomery, Ala., where he earned a Master of Arts degree in Military Operational Art and Science in 2012.  In 2015 he earned an Executive Masters of Business Administration degree from the Naval Postgraduate School and the Louis D. Liskin Award for Excellence in Business and Public Policy.  

Massey was designated a Naval Flight Officer in May 2003.  He served in VS-32 from 2004 to 2007 deployed aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65) where he flew missions in support of OIF and OEF.  He was selected by his peers for the 2005 Sea Control Wing Atlantic Junior Officer Leader of the Year award.  He then served in VFA-213 from 2007 to 2010, and deployed aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) where he flew missions in support of OEF.  In 2010 Massey served for a year as an Individual Augmentee at FOB Salerno, Afghanistan as a Liaison to Task Force Rakkasan Brigade Combat Team of the 101st Airborne Division.

In 2012 Massey reported to OPNAV N84, Navy Test and Evaluation, where he served as the TACAIR Action Officer, and assisted in the planning and execution of test and evaluation for the F-35, AIM-9X, F/A-18, E-2D, as well as numerous other carrier aviation programs.

Massey transferred to the Informational Professional community in July 2015, reporting to Commander, Carrier Strike Group 3 as the Flag Communications Officer and Information Assurance Manager, ensuring Strike Group Communications during a 2016 Western Pacific deployment embarked aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and RIMPAC 2016.  He then reported to NAVWAR Space Field Activity as a program manager for a groundbreaking enterprise IT program to support the NRO.

He most recently served as NCTAMS PAC’s Operations Officer, providing assured C2 for the Indo-Pacific Theater.

Massey’s awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal (two strike flight awards), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, as well as various campaign and unit awards.  |  Navy.MIL  |  |  Navy FOIA  |  DoD Accessibility/Section 508  |  No Fear Act  |  Open Government  |  Plain Writing Act  | 
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