CDR Kevin Christenson hails from Portland, Oregon. He graduated from Benson Polytechnic School and enlisted in the United States Navy in August 1988. Christenson completed the Naval Nuclear Power pipeline and was detailed as a submarine nuclear propulsion operator. After his first sea tour, Christenson was selected for instructor duty at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Orlando, Florida. In 1995 while on instructor duty, he was selected for the enlisted commissioning program. Christenson graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Florida and was commission as an ensign in May 2000. In May 2008, CDR Christenson earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Florida.
LCDR Ben O’Neill became the Executive Officer of Naval Support Activity, Panama City, Florida in August of 2018. He is a native of Kingsland, Georgia and attended the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. Upon graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, LCDR O’Neill went to work at a local accounting firm in Albany, Georgia working on personal taxes for six months. In July 2006, LCDR O’Neill entered Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, Florida where he was commissioned in November 2006.
Senior Enlisted Advisor
Command Senior Chief Dwayne M. Gordon, is a native of Kingston, Jamaica and enlisted in the Navy in October 1998. Following completion of basic training at Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, Illinois, he reported to Strike Fighter Squadron One Four Three (VF 143) Virginia Beach, Virginia, as an Airman Apprentice.