Captain Todd Moore, a native of Willoughby Hills, Ohio, graduated summa cum laude from Hamilton College in 1995 with degrees in Physics and Classical Studies. CAPT Moore served aboard USS PASADENA (SSN 752) as a division officer, USS ASHEVILLE (SSN 758) as the Combat Systems Officer, and USS GEORGIA (SSGN 729) as Executive Officer, completing three western Pacific and one Indian Ocean deployments. He commanded USS NEW MEXICO (SSN 779), conducting the first VIRGINIA-class surfacing at the North Pole and completing a Northern Atlantic deployment.
Ashore, CAPT Moore has served as a United Nations Military Observer for the MINURSO mission in Western Sahara, the lead tactics instructor at the Naval Submarine School, and as a branch chief in the Capability and Resource Integration directorate of U.S. Strategic Command. Following command, he served briefly as the Submarine Squadron TWELVE Deputy Commodore and reported to the Naval Leadership & Ethics Center as a Prospective Commanding Officer and Intermediate Leadership Course instructor, and reported as the Deputy Commander for Training at Submarine Squadron FOUR.
CAPT Moore attended the Naval War College, earning a master’s degree in National Security and Strategic Studies and representing the United States in the international course of the Naval Staff College. In 2007, he completed advanced, joint warfare training at the Joint Forces Staff College’s Joint and Combined War-fighting School.
CAPT Moore most recently served as the Commanding Officer onboard USS MONTPELIER (SSN 765).
CAPT Moore is entitled to wear the Defense Meritorious Service, Meritorious Service, Joint Service Commendation, Navy Commendation, and Navy Achievement Medals, as well as several unit and service awards.