Captain Morris Oxendine is a native of Fairmont, N.C. He enlisted in October 1982, and completed Recruit Basic Training, and Seaman Apprenticeship training at the NAVAL TRAINING CENTER in Orlando, F.L.
Lieutenant Commander Gail Lamping, a native of Corinth, Kentucky enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in June of 1998. After recruit training at Parris Island, South Carolina, she served as a military police officer onboard MCAS El Toro, CA; MCAS Miramar, CA; and MCB Kaneohe Bay, HI before accepting an appointment to the United States Naval Academy. After graduating the Naval Academy with a Bachelor’s degree in English in 2005, LCDR Lamping was commissioned as a Surface Warfare Officer (nuclear subspecialty).
Command Senior Chief
Command Senior Chief Hernandez is a native of Robstown, Texas. He enlisted in the United States Navy in 2001 and reported to Great Lakes for basic training.