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Cdr. Mark Turner

Commanding Officer, Cryptologic Warfare Activity (CWA) 65

09 February 2023
CDR Mark Turner
CDR Mark Turner
Commanding Officer, Cryptologic Warfare Activity 65
Photo By: MC1 Ruben Reed
VIRIN: 230209-N-QI093-1001
 CDR Mark Turner is a native of California. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2006 and became a Cryptologic Warfare Officer in 2008.  He holds a B.S. in Political Science from the US Naval Academy, a M.S. in Information Technology Management from TUI, and a M.S. in Computer Science from the Naval Postgraduate School.
CDR Turner’s afloat assignments include Cryptologic Support Team 16 Officer-in-Charge (Basrah, IQ), USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) as the Ship Information Warfare Officer and the Electronic Warfare Officer, Joint Special Operations Command as the Joint SIGINT Targeting and Exploitation and PAI Troop Commander, and Carrier Task Force 70 as the Integrated Fires Officer and the Deputy Information Warfare Commander on (Yokosuka, JP).
CDR Turner’s ashore assignments include Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Texas, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), NIOC Maryland, and NCTS San Diego as the XO and Deputy Commander of Task Force 1010.3.2.  CDR Turner is currently serving as the Commanding Officer of Cryptologic Warfare Activity 65 at Ft. Meade, MD.
CDR Turner’s personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (3 awards), the Meritorious Service Medal (2 awards), the Joint Commendation Service Medal with “C” Device, the Navy Commendation Medal (3 awards), and various other unit and service medals.  He is qualified as an Information Warfare Officer and Naval Parachutist (gold).
CDR Turner lives with his wife Jennifer, daughter Francesca and son Everett.  |  Navy.MIL  |  |  Navy FOIA  |  DoD Accessibility/Section 508  |  No Fear Act  |  Open Government  |  Plain Writing Act  | 
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