Tomorrow Commander Christopher D. Eng will be relieved as the Commanding Officer of Information Warfare Training Command, Corry Station by Commander Chad Smith. Commander Eng’s next assignment will be a Cyber Mission Team. Change of Command Invitation
Commander Eng’s biography follows:
Commander Christopher D. Eng
Information Warfare Training Command Corry Station
CDR Christopher D. Eng was commissioned as a submarine officer through Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps in 1998, graduating from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in computer science. He transferred to cryptology and information warfare in 2002.
His operational assignments include duty as the main propulsion assistant and assistant weapons officer aboard USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) homeported in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, from 2001 to 2002; as fleet signals intelligence warfare officer and Ship’s Signal Exploitation Space division officer on the staff of U.S. 7th Fleet, aboard USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) homeported in Yokosuka, Japan, from 2005 to 2007; and as a tactical information operations officer with Naval Special Warfare Special Reconnaissance Activity 1 from 2007 to 2010, deploying with Naval Special Warfare Squadron 7 to Iraq and Afghanistan in 2009 as the N3X targeting officer and Cross Functional Troop 7 commander.
Ashore, his assignments include duty as a senior watch officer, subsurface direct support officer and operational requirements staff officer at Navy Information Operations Command Hawaii from 2002 to 2005; and as executive officer of Navy Information Operations Command Menwith Hill, U.K. from 2010 to 2012. During his most recent assignment at U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM) Joint Intelligence Operations Center (JIOC), Eng held positions as chief of the Cyber Analysis Group with additional duty as the intelligence lead for the USPACOM Joint Cyber Center from 2012 to 2014 and as deputy chief of China Division from 2014 to 2015. He held the collateral duty of USPACOM JIOC Navy Element commander from 2013 to 2014.
Eng assumed command of the Information Warfare Training Command Corry Station in September 2015.
His military decorations include a Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (two awards), Joint Service Achievement Medal and Naval and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards), along with various campaign and unit awards.
Congratulations on a successful command tour!