RADM Mark Boensel

RADM Mark Boensel

Dates of Service: Jun 1978 - Dec 2011
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  • ENS Jun 78
  • LTJG Jun 80
  • LT Jun 82
  • LCDR Jun 87
  • CDR Jul 93
  • CAPT Jun 97
  • RDML Oct 05
  • RADM May 08
Commissioning Source:  USNA, Jun 1978

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Graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1978. Designated a Naval Flight Officer in 1979. Deployed with VS-29 to the Western Pacific/Indian Ocean aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63), and an around-the-world aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Served with VS-41 as a flight instructor. Served as Anti-Submarine Warfare Officer and Administrative Officer at Commander, Carrier Air Wing 10. Attended and graduated from U.S. Naval War College. Served in VS-37 as Training Officer, Operations Officer, and Maintenance Officer, deploying to the Indian Ocean and Arabian Gulf aboard USS Independence (CV 62) during Operation Desert Shield. Served as Special Assistant for Aviation to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Installations and Environment). Served as Executive Officer of VS-37, deploying to the Western Pacific aboard Kitty Hawk. Assumed command of VS-29 and completed an Arabian Gulf deployment aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Served as Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense. Served as Military Assistant to the Under Secretary of Defense (Policy). Served as Executive Assistant to Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet. Served Commanding Officer of NAS Jacksonville. Selected for promotion to the rank of Rear Admiral. Served as Director of the CNO Environmental Readiness Division (N45). Served as Commander, Navy Region Southeast. After receiving a second star, Served as Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic. Boensel retired from active duty Jan. 1, 2012.

Military Experiences

Nov 2007 - Sep 2011
Dec 2005 - Oct 2007
May 2004 - Nov 2005
Apr 2001 - Apr 2004

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

May 2007

Navy Executive Business Course, Babson College

Apr 2005

Navy Executive Business Course, University of North Carolina

Security Clearance
Prefer not to say

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

1988 - 1989

Naval War College

Master's Degree, National Security and Strategic Studies

1985 - 1987

1974 - 1978

United States Naval Academy (USNA)

Bachelor's Degree, Management