Commodore, CTF 67
Captain Tim Thompson graduated from Oregon State University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Engineering. He is also a graduate of the University of Arkansas, with a Master of Science in Operations Management and a graduate of Naval Postgraduate School with a Master of Business Administration.
Deputy Commander, CTF 67
Commander James R. Imlah of Newport, Oregon graduated from Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. He attended Officer Candidate School in 2000 and shortly thereafter earned his Naval Aviator Wings of Gold.
Senior Enlisted Leader, CTF 67
Master Chief Barnes was born and raised in Kirkland, Washington. Immediately upon completion of high school he enlisted in the United States Navy, and, in December of 1995 he shipped off for recruit training at Great Lakes, Illinois. Follow on training included Naval Aircrewman Candidate School, AW “A” School, SERE School, and the P-3C Non-Acoustic Sensor Operator Fleet Replacement course at VP-30.