CNATT Unit Jacksonville
Commander Michael T. Curry
Commanding Officer
CNATTU Jacksonville

Commanding Officer

Commander Curry is a native of Columbus, Ohio. He graduated from West High School in June 1987 and earned a Masters of Management/Human Resources from University of Phoenix in June of 2013.

Commander Curry enlisted in the U. S. Navy in June of 1987 and completed Aviation Machinist’s Mate (AD) “A” school before reporting to Fleet Composite Squadron Six (VC-6) at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., in December 1987.

In June 1991, Commander Curry reported to the “Dragon Whales” of Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Eight (HC-8) in Norfolk, Va., where he served as a CH-46 Helicopter Mechanic, Plane Captain, and Quality Assurance Representative (QAR). He also deployed on the USS Savannah (AOR-4) and USS Detroit (AOE-4) during this time.

In May 1995, he reported to NAS Pensacola, Fla., to pursue his goal of becoming a Naval Aircrewman. Upon graduation from Aircrew School, he attended Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) School in Brunswick, Maine. Following flight training, he reported to Fleet Logistics Support Squadron “Four Zero” (VRC-40) where he served as a Maintenance Control LPO/Safe for Flight, Inflight Technician and Loadmaster (Crew Chief), Power Plants Leading Petty Officer and Detachment Leading Petty Officer. In August 1999, he received his Commission via the Limited Duty Officer Program.

In November 1999, he was reassigned back to the “Dragon Whales” of Helicopter Combat Support squadron Eight (HC-8) as a Detachment Maintenance Officer. Following his deployment as a Junior Officer onboard the USNS MT Baker (AE-4), he was selected to run HC-8’s Maintenance Department as the Maintenance Material Control Officer (MMCO) immediately after being promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade.

In November 2002, he reported to the “Fleet Angels” of Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Two (HC-2) and began a three year tour as the Maintenance Material Control Officer (MMCO) where he worked the Navy’s transition plan from the H-3 to the SH-60.

In October 2005, he was reassigned to Fleet Logistics Squadron Four Zero as a Detachment Maintenance Officer where he deployed to Manama, Bahrain in support of the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69).

In September 2007, he reported to the USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) undergoing a major Refuel and Complex Overhaul (RCOH). There he served as the AIMD Maintenance Material Control Officer (MMCO) and the Light Industrial Facility (LIFAC) OIC. It was also during this tour that he earned his Professional Aviation Maintenance Officer (PAMO) designation.

In September 2009, he reported to the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) N7 division located in Norfolk, Va., where his assignment was Training Project Coordinator and Division Officer.

In August 2011, he reported to the USS Bataan (LHD-5) as the AIMD Maintenance Officer (MO).

In September 2013, he reported to Commander Naval Surface Forces Fleet Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT) as the Aviation Readiness Maintenance Officer in Charge of all LHD’s AIMD maintenance and operations.

Commander Curry reported to the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit, Jacksonville, Fla., 28 May 2015 as Executive Officer.

His personal military decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals (seven awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals (six awards), Battle “E” Ribbons (three awards), Good Conduct Medals (three awards), and various unit, campaign, and service awards.

Commander Timothy Kelly
Executive Officer
CNATTU Jacksonville

Executive Officer

Commander Timothy Kelly is a native of Westfield, Mass. He enlisted in the delayed entry program in February 1986, graduated from high school in June 1986, and began active duty 14 July 1986. Upon completion of Basic Training at Recruit Training Command San Diego, Calif., he attended Aviation Electronics Technician “A School and Advanced First Term Avionics (AFTA) School at Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC), Millington, Tenn. He attended follow-on training at VF-101 FRAMP, Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia Beach, Va. He was promoted to Chief Petty Officer in 1998, and was commissioned through the Limited Duty Officer Program in October 2000.

CDR Kelly’s sea assignments were USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (three tours); USS America (CV 66); Electronic Attack Squadron One Three Five, embarked aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and USS Nimitz (CVN 68); and USS Wasp (LHD 1) as the Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department (AIMD) Officer, or “MO”. He has completed seven combat deployments, supporting various operations throughout the Mediterranean, Middle East and Pacific theaters.

CDR Kelly’s shore assignments were AIMD Oceana (two tours); Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) PMA-205 as the Deputy Assistant Program Manager, Training Systems for F/A-18 Maintenance Trainers; Fleet Readiness Center Mid-Atlantic Patuxent River, Md., as the Assistant Maintenance Officer. On 25 June 2015, Commander Kelly assumed the duties as the Avionics Training Department Head, Naval Air Technical Training Center, Pensacola, Fla., and assumed command as Executive Officer on October 2016.

CDR Kelly earned his Bachelors of Science Degree in Professional Aeronautics (minor in Aviation Safety) from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in 1999 and a Master of Business Administration – Project Management through Grantham University, graduating (With Honors) in 2011. He became a member of the Acquisition Corps in 2011.

His personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (6 awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (9 awards), and various campaign, unit, and individual awards.

ASCM(AW/SW) Casey W. Davis
Senior Enlisted Advisor
CNATTU Jacksonville

Senior Enlisted Advisor

A native of Lincoln, Nebraska, Master Chief Petty Officer Davis enlisted in the Navy in January of 1993. Master Chief Davis completed basic training in April, 1993 and attended Seaman Apprentice Training in Great Lakes, Illinois. After completion of Apprenticeship Training, he reported to the USS Nassau (LHA-4) for duty in the deck department. After completing numerous deployments and refresher training in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, it was time for some much deserved shore duty.

After striking into the Aviation Support Equipment rate, he transferred to AIMD Norfolk, Virginia, where he was promoted to Second Class Petty officer. Following that tour, he checked aboard the USS George Washington (CVN 73) for duty as a work center supervisor, completing numerous deployments to the 5th and 6th Fleets. He was promoted to First Class Petty Officer during this tour.

Departing from the USS George Washington, he went back to AIMD Norfolk for duty as a shop Leading Petty Officer (LPO), eventually holding the Command LPO position.

He reported to the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) where he made Chief Petty Officer upon arrival and Senior Chief Petty Officer before he departed.

After duty onboard the USS Enterprise, he moved south to sunny Jacksonville, Florida where he reported to the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Jacksonville as the Aviation Support Equipment “C” School Department Head.

Master Chief Davis received Individual Augmentee (IA) orders to Afghanistan for one year after departing CNATTU Jax, where he earned numerous awards including Combat Action.

After completing his IA tour, he checked onboard the USS Carney (DDG-64) as the 3MC where he made Master Chief Petty Officer.

Master Chief Davis currently holds the title of Senior Enlisted Leader of CNATTU Jacksonville.

His personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), Army Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (four awards), Army Achievement Medal, Afghanistan campaign medals, Combat Action, and numerous other personal and unit awards.