Commander, Fleet Activities Okinawa
The son of an Army Master Sgt., Cpt. Scott “Cooter” Hardy enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1986 attending boot camp at MCRD San Diego. His tours included HMH-462 in Tustin, California and HMX-1 in Quantico, Virginia where he supported Presidents Reagan and Bush Sr. from 1987 to 1991. After transitioning to the Marine Reserves, he attended Texas A&M University graduating in 1994. In the summer of 1995 he attended Officer Candidate School (OCS) at NAS Pensacola, Florida and was designated a Naval Flight Officer in 1997.
Executive Officer, Fleet Activities Okinawa
Commander Kevin P. Kreutz is a native of Phoenix, AZ. After graduating high school in 1999, he attended the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Great Neck, NY where he received a BS in Logistics and Intermodal Transportation.
Command Master Chief, Fleet Activities Okinawa
Master Chief joined the Nebraska Army National Guard (ARNG), as an infantryman, in 1992. While in the ARNG he served with the 35th Infantry Division, while attending Wayne State College. In 1996 he enlisted in the Navy to pursue a fulltime military career. Following recruit training he began training to become an Aegis Fire Controlman.