Commanding Officer, NSF Diego Garcia
CAPT Blizzard is a native of Frederick, Maryland and enlisted in the Navy in 1993. He earned an appointment to the United States Naval Academy in 1994 and graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Executive Officer, NSF Diego Garcia
Lieutenant Commander Erin Sherry is a native of Idaho, and commissioned in August 2002 at University of Idaho NROTC with B.A. in International Studies and French. She earned her M.A. in International Peace and Conflict Resolution focusing in International Security from American Military University in January 2009.
U.S. NSF Diego Garcia Command Master Chief
Command Master Chief Maurice Coffey is a native of Chicago, Ill. Upon graduation from Lindblom Technical High School in Chicago, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy on July 18, 1989.
In September 1989, Master Chief completed Boot Camp at Recruit Training Center San Diego, CA. He reported to Air Traffic Control "A" School, Millington, TN., where he graduated second in his class and was selected to attend Carrier Air Traffic Control Center (CATCC) "C" School.