Today, Captain Bill Kramer, Jr. was relieved by Captain Dom Lovello as Commanding Officer, Navy Information Operations Command Georgia. Captain Lovello’s biography follows:
Captain Dom Lovello, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer NIOC Georgia
Commander Task Force 1050
Captain Dom Lovello was born in Buffalo, New York. He enlisted in the Navy in April 1984 and reported to Recruit Training Center Orlando, Florida for basic training in February 1985. After Cryptologic Technician training, he completed tours in Norfolk, Virginia aboard USS BIDDLE (CG-34), in Japan with FLEET AIR RECONNAISSANCE SQUADRONS ONE and TWO, and in Hawaii as a direct support operator and analyst. He was selected for Chief Petty Officer in 1995 and commissioned as a Limited Duty Officer Ensign in 1997.
Captain Lovello reported to USS CHANCELLORSVILLE (CG-62) in 1998 where he served as the Electronic Warfare Officer during deployments across the western Pacific and Arabian Gulf. He was then assigned to Misawa, Japan where he served as a Special Evaluator and NATOPS Instructor at the Navy Information Operations Command in Misawa, Japan from 2000 until 2002. In May of 2002, he assumed duties as the Officer in Charge of Navy Information Operations Detachment Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii where he completed deployments in support of OPERATIONS ENDURING and IRAQI FREEDOM. Captain Lovello next reported to Navy Personnel Command in Millington, Tennessee as an Information Warfare Officer Detailer and Assistant Community Manager where he served until 2007. He then attended the Naval War College and completed his joint tour at Headquarters, U.S. Central Command Tampa, Florida. Upon completing this assignment, he reported to the staff of EXPEDITIONARY STRIKE GROUP SEVEN in Okinawa where he served as a staff officer and senior watch officer. From there, he transferred to the state of Washington, where he took command of the Navy Information Operations Command at Whidbey Island from 2014 until 2016. He then completed an assignment as a Combat Mission Team Leader at the Navy Information Operations Command at Fort Gordon, Georgia. He arrived in Naples, Italy in July 2018 where he served as the Director for Information Operations for Naval Forces Europe, Africa, and U.S. SIXTH Fleet.
Captain Lovello is a graduate of Chaminade University of Honolulu, the Navy Command & Staff College, and the Armed Forces Command & Staff College. His decorations include the Legion of Merit, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, two Meritorious Service Medals, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, nine Navy Commendation Medals, three Navy Achievement Medals, and various unit and campaign awards.