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Congratulations on your promotion, Captain George E. Bresnihan!
Congratulations on your promotion, Captain George E. Bresnihan!
Flash from the 49th Chief of Supply Corps
3 FEB 2022

Supply Corps Officer Nominated for Promotion

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III announced that the president has made the nomination for promotion of Captain George E. Bresnihan to the rank of Rear Admiral (lower half).

CAPT Bresnihan is currently serving as chief of staff, Naval Supply Systems Command, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

Bresnihan received a Bachelor’s of Science in Management from Clemson University in 1992 and was commissioned an ensign in the Navy through Officer Candidate School in September 1994. He earned a master’s degree in Business Administration from Webster University in 2006 and a master’s in Military Operational Arts and Sciences from Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell Air Force Base in 2007. He is also a 2016 graduate of The Executive Program: Strategic Leadership at the Top, Darden School of Business.

His operational assignments include supply officer, Mine Countermeasures Rotational Crew Hotel, embarked on USS Chief (MCM 14), and USS Ardent (MCM 12); aviation supply officer and assistant supply officer, USS Essex (LHD 2); deputy U.S. Army Contracting Command Southwest Asia principal assistant responsible for contracting, Coalition Forces Land Component Command Headquarters, Camp Arifjan Kuwait; logistics planner and chief, J4 logistics plans and operations division, Joint Special Operations Command; commanding officer, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Expeditionary Support Unit 1; and assistant chief of staff, logistics, Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific/Task Force 73.

Previous shore assignments include Navy Acquisition Contracting Officer internship, Naval Sea Systems Command; career counselor, detailer and special assistant to the director, Supply Corps detailing division, Navy Personnel Command; executive officer, Navy Supply Corps School; deputy department head, major weapons systems aircraft support, contracts department, Naval Air Systems Command; and commander, Defense Contract Management Agency International, Fort Lee, Virginia.

He is a qualified Surface Warfare Supply Corps Officer, Naval Aviation Supply Corps Officer, Navy Expeditionary Supply Corps Officer, and Naval Parachutist. His awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), Joint Commendation Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (three awards), Navy Achievement Medal and various service and unit awards. He is a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps, a designated a Joint Qualified Officer, and a 2002 recipient of the Vice Adm. Robert F. Batchelder Award.

Please join me in congratulating CAPT Bresnihan on achieving this significant career milestone!


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