Captain Denius is native of Tallahassee, Florida and raised in Big Horn, Wyoming. He was accepted to attend the U.S. Naval Academy where he graduated and received his commission in 1994.
Deputy Commanding Officer
Brian R. Kelm was raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. He was commissioned in the Civil Engineer Corps through the NROTC program in February 1977 and served over twenty six years on active duty...
Command Senior Chief
CMDCS(SW) Joshua Alexander Rajaballey was born in Puerto Rico on 15 January 1983 and joined the U.S. Navy in June 2001. After completing boot camp at Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, Illinois, he attended Mineman “A” school in Ingleside, Texas and received his first assignment to USS CARDINAL (MHC-60) homeported in Manama, Bahrain in June 2002.