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Capt. John L. Bub Jr.​

Maritime Prepositioning Ships Squadron Three Commander

23 September 2020
Capt. John L. Bub Jr.​
Capt. John L. Bub Jr.​
Capt. John L. Bub Jr.​
Capt. John L. Bub Jr.​
Capt. John L. Bub Jr.​ Maritime Prepositioning Ships Squadron Three Commander
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VIRIN: 200817-N-IS698-0008
Capt. John Bub is a native of Giles County, Tennessee. He entered the Navy in 1986 and completed Electronics Technician school the next year. He completed a sea tour onboard USS Curts (FFG 38) and a shore tour in Ground Electronics division at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, TX before entering the Enlisted Commissioning Program at the University of Mississippi. He graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration, with honors and was commission in 1996. He holds a Master of Business Administration in Financial Management from Naval Postgraduate School.

His initial officer sea tour was as Main Propulsion Assistant onboard USS Russell (DDG 59). Subsequent sea tours include duties as Chief Engineer onboard USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51), Executive Officer onboard USS Robin (MHC 54), and Executive Officer and Commanding Officer onboard USS Nitze (DDG 94). His most recent sea tour assignment was as Chief of Staff and Senior Inspector at the Board of Inspection and Survey. During these tours, he has deployed numerous times, participated in countless exercises and had the honor of leading many Sailors at sea.

Ashore, he served in two fleet operations assignments, first at US Fleet Forces Command in the Global Force Management directorate and then as the Deputy Operations Officer for Second Fleet. He also served as Aide-de-Camp to the Deputy Commander US European Command in Stuttgart, Germany. At the Pentagon, he served on the SECNAV staff in the Financial Management and Budget (FMB) office as the Deputy of Investments and Development Directorate (FMB-2) and as Budget Officer on OPNAV staff in the N9SP (Special Programs) office. He most recently served as Director of Operations and Training at Tactical Training Group Atlantic (TTGL).

His personal awards include the Legion of Merit (two awards), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (four awards) and various unit and campaign awards.
 
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