Tomorrow, Commander Josie Moore will be relieved by Commander Matt Dalton as the Commanding Officer, IWTC Monterey.   Commander Moore’s biography follows:

Commander Jose Moore, USN
Commanding Officer
Information Warfare Training Command Monterey

Commander Moore, daughter of a Navy Sailor and raised in California and Japan, commissioned in May 2000 as a Surface Warfare Officer through the University of San Diego’s Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps program. In 2005, she laterally transferred to the cryptologic warfare community. She is qualified in both Surface Warfare and Information Warfare and earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of San Diego and a Master of Arts in International Relations from Webster University.

Her operational tours include Communications Officer aboard USS Benfold (DDG 65); the assistant N3 with Commander, Amphibious Squadron THREE (CPR-3) in support of the maiden deployment for Expeditionary Strike Group ONE (ESG-1); Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Maryland where she supported forward-deployed cryptologic units in Afghanistan, deployed as a cryptologic support team Officer in Charge to East Baghdad, and served within the National Security Agency’s Combined Military Planning and Access Strategies office as the targeting officer and branch chief supporting planning efforts for U.S. Special Operations Command, U.S. Northern Command, and U.S. Southern Command; deployed to Combined Forces Special Operations Command Central directly supporting special operations forces in Afghanistan and Pakistan; deployed with CPR-1 as cryptologic resource coordinator (CRC) and the deputy information warfare commander (DIWC), then returned to support CPR-3 as CRC/DIWC during entire workup cycle leading up to deployment; and DIWC/N39, deploying with Carrier Strike Group TWO (CSG-2).

Ashore, Moore served as a White House liaison officer for the Secretary of the Navy; White House social aide for the President and First Lady; deputy director, Navy Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities on the staff of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare (OPNAV N2N6); deputy executive assistant to the Director, Oceanography, Navigation, and Maritime Domain Awareness (OPNAV N2N6E); Executive Officer/Deputy Commander, Task Force 1050 at NIOC

Georgia; and Commanding Officer at Information Warfare Training Command Monterey from July 2020 to May 2022.

Her personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), the Joint Commendation Medal (two awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards) Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards), and various other unit and campaign awards.

Commander Moore will be relieving Captain Braswell as the senior Cryptologic Warfare Officer detailer in Millington.