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
Master Chief Petty Officer Zalewski is a native of Clinton Township, Michigan. He entered the United States Navy in January 2000 in the Advanced Electronics and Computer Field and arrived at Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, Illinois. After basic training, he reported to Naval Training Center Great Lakes for Advanced Electronic Technical Core and Fire Controlmen “A” schools. He finished his initial training pipeline as a Close in Weapon System technician, then attended school for the MK 34 Gun Weapon System in 2003.