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  • Rear Admiral Carl A. Lahti

    Commandant, Naval District Washington 

    Rear Admiral Carl Lahti is a native of Buffalo, New York.  He is a 1989 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering. He holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California and a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. From 2005-2006, Lahti served as an associate fellow with the Chief of Naval Operations where he studied alternative energy strategies for the Navy.

  • Capt. Geoffrey Moore

    Chief of Staff, Naval Distict Washington

    Captain Moore, a native of Middletown, Conn., graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1992.  He was designated a Naval Aviator in 1994 and completed initial training in the SH-60F and HH-60H helicopters in 1995.


  • CMDCM (AW/SW) Michael G. Carbone

    Command Master Chief, Naval District Washington

    Command Master Chief Carbone, a native of Akron, Ohio, enlisted in the United States Navy in January 1992.

    He completed recruit basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois, followed by Airman Apprenticeship School, and reported for his first sea tour aboard USS America (CV 66), stationed in Norfolk, VA. During his tour, he was assigned to V-1 Flight Deck Division where he served in Operations Deliberate Force, Restore Hope, Uphold Democracy and Southern Watch. In August 1995, he attended ABH “C” School, NATTC Memphis, TN.

  • Mark Sinder

    Executive Director, Naval District Washington

    Prior to this appointment, from 2014-2019, Mr. Sinder served as the Installation Operations and Mission Assurance Branch head on the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV N4) staff responsible for the policy, resourcing and oversight of the Navy’s Installation Operations and Mission Assurance programs.  Principle duties included supervising a team of ~40 military, civilian and contract personnel responsible for 14 Navy, Fleet Operations, Public Safety.