Yesterday Lieutenant Stephen Cortez was relieved by Lieutenant Cassandra Fowler as the Cryptologic Warfare LDO/CWO/New Accessions/Cyber Detailer. Lieutenant Fowler’s biography follows:

 LT Cassandra Fowler, U.S. Navy

Lieutenant Cassandra Fowler, a native of Vergennes, Vermont, enlisted in the U.S. Navy in June 2001. Following recruit training in Great Lakes, Illinois; she attended Electronic Warfare “A” School and was assigned to USS Winston Churchill (DDG 81) and USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). She was assigned ashore to Center for Information Dominance Corry Station in Pensacola, FL as an instructor in August 2006.

In May of 2007 she accepted an Individual Augmentee attached to SOCCENT headquartered out of Camp As Sayliyah in Qatar. Upon returning to CID Corry Station she was nominated and selected as the 2010 CNO Shore Sailor of the Year and meritoriously advanced to Chief Petty Officer.

Fowler earned her commission through the Limited Duty Officer program while stationed at Navy Information Operations Command Norfolk on March 01, 2013. She reported to the USS Wasp (LHD1) in August of 2013 and served as the Information Warfare and Electronic Warfare Officer while onboard. In 2015, LT Fowler reported to the Office of Legislative Affairs, at the Pentagon, in Washington D.C. Fowler is currently serving as the Cryptologic Warfare LDO/CWO/New Accessions/Cyber Detailer in Millington, TN.

LT Fowler’s awards include a Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Commendation Medal, five Navy Commendation Medals, a Joint Service Achievement Medal, two Navy Achievement Medals, three Good Conduct Medals and various campaign, unit and service awards.