Today, Captain Mike Salehi was relieved by Commander Josie Moore as Commanding Officer, Information Warfare Training Command Monterey. Commander Moore’s biography follows:

Commander Josie L. Moore, USN
Commanding Officer
Information Warfare Training Command Monterey

CDR Moore was commissioned through the University of San Diego NROTC program in May 2000. She began her naval career in Surface Warfare with afloat assignments that include Communications Officer/EKMS Manager onboard USS BENFOLD (DDG-65); N3A for Amphibious Squadron THREE (CPR-3) in support of the maiden deployment for Expeditionary Strike Group ONE (ESG-1); and White House Liaison Officer for the Secretary of the Navy.

She transferred to Cryptology in 2005 and was assigned to Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Maryland in 2006. While assigned, she supported forward-deployed cryptologic units in Afghanistan, deployed as a Cryptologic Support Team OIC to East Baghdad, and served within the NSA’s Combined Military Planning and Access Strategies (CoMPAS) Office as the Targeting Officer and Branch Chief supporting USSOCOM, USNORTHCOM, and USSOUTHCOM planning efforts. She also served the President and First Lady as a White House Social Aide from 2006-2010.

In March 2010, she deployed to Combined Forces Special Operations Command Central (CFSOCC) directly supporting Special Operations Forces in Afghanistan and Pakistan. In 2011, she served and deployed as the Cryptologic Resource Coordinator (CRC) and Deputy Information Warfare Commander (DIWC) for Amphibious Squadron ONE (CPR-1); she was also temporarily assigned as the CRC/DIWC for Amphibious Squadron THREE (CPR-3) to complete the pre-deployment workup cycle. In January 2014, she was assigned to the staff of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare (OPNAV N2N6) as Deputy Director, Navy Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities (TENCAP). While at OPNAV, she also served as Deputy Executive Assistant to the Director, Oceanography, Navigation, and Maritime Domain Awareness (OPNAV N2N6E). In 2017, she deployed with Carrier Strike Group TWO as the Deputy Information Warfare Commander/N39, and from June 2018 to June 2020 she served as Executive Officer/Deputy Task Force 1050 Commander, NIOC Georgia.

CDR Moore’s personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), the Joint Commendation Medal (two awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards) and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards).