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  • Captain Chester T. Parks

    Commanding Officer 


    Captain Chester Parks graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. 

  • Commander Corey D. Hurd

    Executive Officer 


    Commander Corey Hurd reported to Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in October 2019 as the Executive Officer. Prior to reporting to SUBASE, he was the Chief Staff Officer of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

  • CMDCM(SS) Joseph A. Watts

    Command Master Chief


    Command Master Chief Watts was born and raised in Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania.  He is a graduate of Hawaii Pacific University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.  He enlisted in the United States Navy in May 2000, and attended basic training in Great Lakes, Illinois.