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Tim retired from active duty in December 1994, and is currently a DoD Senior Executive (SES) assigned to the The Joint Staff, Director of Joint Force Development (J7) as the as the Director, Resource & Acquisition Management Office.
During his Naval career, Tim served as CO of USS Sylvania (AFS-2), as XO of USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) and as CO of VS-30.
After departing RVAH-9 Tim attended the Naval Postgraduate School and earned a Master of Science degree (With Distinction) in Oceanography. During his time at Monterey Tim was elected to membership in Sigma Xi, the honor society of research scientists and engineers, for his mathematical modeling of ocean circulations patterns in the North Atlantic Ocean.
Following Monterey, Tim transitioned to the S-3 Viking and completed three sea tours on Forrestal and Saratoga.
In November 1985, Tim was awarded a Master of Arts degree (With Distinction) from the Naval War College in National Security and Strategic Studies and was awarded the J. William Middendorf II Award for his research on the Maritime Strategy.
During his active service Tim received the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (2), Navy Commendation Medal (3), and various service awards.
Tim has been married to his wife Noreen for forty-three years. Noreen is the English Department Chair at Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School in Virginia Beach. Tim and Noreen have have three sons: Grant, 34, Reid, 31, and Keith, 29, and two grand sons Jack (8) and Lane (5).