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Lt. Cmdr. Robert Bond

Executive Officer, Cryptologic Warfare Activity (CWA) 67

14 February 2023
LCDR Robert Bond
LCDR Robert Bond
Executive Officer, Cryptologic Warfare Activity (CWA) 67 Robert Bond
Photo By: MC1 Ruben Reed
VIRIN: 230214-N-QI093-1004
Lieutenant Commander Bond was born and raised in North Carolina. He reported to Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes in January of 1999 and completed ten years of enlisted service as a First-Class Aviation Electronic Technician in Helicopter Squadron Light (HSL) 42. After selection into the Seaman to Admiral 21st Century program, Lieutenant Commander Bond graduated from the Naval Science Institute in Newport, Rhode Island and then from the University of North Florida with a degree in History. He also holds a Master's degree in Security Studies, from the Naval Post Graduate School.
Following commissioning, Lieutenant Commander Bond was the Air Intelligence Officer (AIO) for PATRON NINE on Marine Corps Base Kaneohe Bay, HI where he deployed to U.S. Sixth Fleet and executed the collection plan against targets of interest following the September 11, 2012, Benghazi Consulate attack. Following sea duty and time at Naval Postgraduate School, he was assigned to the Nimitz Operational Intelligence Center where he was the European Command desk lead and Senior Watch Officer for the Global Maritime Collaboration Center (GMCC) watch, providing real-time 24/7 operations support to taskforces, special warfare teams, and fleet commanders around the world. As the N2 of Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC), Detachment Dahlgren, he led an expert team of military, civilians, and contractors tasked to investigate the 2016 Red Sea attacks on US warships, resulting in a deeper understanding of blue force defenses and regional threat capabilities and TTPs. As Deputy N2 for Kennedy Irregular Warfare Center, his team supported 23 deployed missions including dynamic combat operations. During this time he deployed in support of Task Force III as collection manager and Intelligence Operations Chief providing over 3,850 hours of tactical and theater AISR execution. His efforts resulted in the capture of one of the largest lethal aid and advanced weapons shipments in the CENTCOM AOR, receiving US Secretary of State and UN Security Council visibility
He reported as Executive Officer Cryptologic Warfare Activity SIXTY-SEVEN in June 2021.
Lieutenant Commander Bond's awards and decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (five awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards), and other medals and ribbons. He is married to Julie Ann Bond. They have two children, Emily and Samuel.  |  Navy.MIL  |  |  Navy FOIA  |  DoD Accessibility/Section 508  |  No Fear Act  |  Open Government  |  Plain Writing Act  | 
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