CAPT Michael Watson

CAPT Michael Watson

Dates of Service: Aug 1976 - Apr 2003
RETIRED
85% Complete
0 Endorsements
1 Contact
Influence Score: 943
28,949 out of 732,573 Veterans
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Promotions

  • SN Aug 76
  • PO2 Jun 77
  • ENS Dec 77
  • LTJG Jan 80
  • LT Jan 81
  • LCDR Aug 87
  • CDR Apr 93
  • CAPT Apr 99
Commissioning Source:  OCS

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Bio 

With over thirty years experience in leadership and multidisciplinary problem solving, Mr. Watson has consulted on defense systems, security systems, computer systems, cyber security, sensors, and systems engineering. He served in submarines, the defense industry, and commercial nuclear power. Specialties: Solving complex problems, system engineering, software engineering, cyber security

Military Experiences

Sep 1995 - Apr 2003
Executive Officer
• Chief of Staff Officer • VIRGINIA Class Combat System Operational Testing (OT-IIB) • Tactical Analysis Director • Antisubmarine Warfare Exercise Planning and Analysis • Training Officer • Multinational Antisubmarine Warfare Exercises • Global Wargames, Naval War College
Nov 1984 - Sep 1995
Commanding Officer
• Watch Officer • Preoperational Test and Evaluation Officer • Antisubmarine Warfare Project Officer • Advanced Development Model At-Sea Test Director • Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Project Officer • Professional Summer at MIT • Current Strategy Forum, Naval War College • Managed the insertion of appropriate new technology in time of crisis
Sep 1982 - Nov 1984
Watch Officer
• Submarine New Construction and Sea Trials • Damage Control Assistant • Senior Supervisory Watch Officer • Acting Engineer Officer • Training Officer • Ship's Diving Officer • Ship Safety Officer and Ship Safety Council Representative • Nuclear, Steam and Electric Plant, Hull & Auxiliary and Command and Control System Joint Test Group (JTG) member.
Mar 1979 - Aug 1982
Watch Officer
• Submarine New Construction and Sea Trials • Atlantic and Pacific Operations • WESTPAC Deployment • Torpedo Officer, Fire Control Officer, First Lieutenant • Reactor Officer • Qualified in Submarines and Chief Engineer Officer

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Sep 1987 - May 1990

Aug 1982 - Sep 1982

TRIDENT Design School

Jan 1979 - Mar 1979

Jul 1978 - Dec 1978

Naval Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) Idaho Falls

Security Clearance
None / Expired

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

1973 - 1977

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