On October 28, 2022, NIOC Georgia celebrated the change of command with CAPT Joel Yates properly relieving CAPT Dom Lovello as Commanding Officer/Commander Task Force 1050.  Immediately following the change of command ceremony, CAPT Dom Lovello retired.

CAPT Joel Yates relieving CAPT Dom Lovello as Commanding Officer Georgia/Task Force 1050
CAPT Joel Yates congratulating CAPT Dom Lovello

Captain Dom Lovello’s Retirement

CAPT Dom Lovello
CAPT Joel Yates resenting CAPT Dom Lovello with the Commander Naval Security Group / Naval Network Warfare Command / Fleet Cyber Command-Commander TENTH Fleet award
Lovello family giving thanks
The Honorable Tony Gonzales U.S. Representative for Texas’s 23rd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives and retired Master Chief Petty Officer (cryptologist)
CDR James Dudley (Ret.)
Flag Detail representing each rate and rank CAPT Lovello achieved in his 38 years of service.
Flag Detail
Flag Detail
Shipmate going ashore
Shipmate going ashore
The shadow box
CAPT Joel Yates, CDR Paul Wilkes (Ret.), CAPT Dom Lovello
CAPT Dom Lovello and LCDR Steve Cortez
Back row left to right, CWO4 Skip Foote, CDR James Dudley, CTRC Maurice Wilson, LCDR Keith Harig, CTICM Ron Stevenson. Front row left to right CTO1 Michael Harris, LCDR Gene Gallagher, CAPT Dom Lovello, LCDR Scott Kuykendall, CAPT Clarence Franklin.