TSC San Diego, TSD, WESTPAC
Captain Michael S. Feyedelem
Commanding Officer,
Training Support Center San Diego

Commanding Officer

CAPT Mike Feyedelem grew up in Norwalk, Ohio and graduated from Purdue University in 1989 with a B.S. in Nuclear Engineering. At sea, he served as Repair Division Officer and Damage Control Assistant aboard USS California (CGN 36); Combat Systems Officer on USS Kinkaid (DD 965) and Main Propulsion Assistant aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). He served as Executive Officer of USS Valley Forge (CG 50) where he completed a 7-month Arabian Gulf deployment in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, and a 3-month Counter-Narcotics deployment. As C5I Officer aboard USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), CAPT Feyedelem completed a deployment that included Operation Unified Assistance following the devastating tsunamis off Indonesia and following the deployment served as Executive Officer for the last six months of his tour. As Commanding Officer of USS Porter (DDG 78), his crew earned the Battle “E”, CNO Safety Afloat Award, Golden Anchor Retention Award and was a Ney Food Service Award finalist. Porter conducted the first ever Second Fleet Irregular Warfare Training exercise, participated in Joint Warrior and deployed to the Horn of Africa. As Reactor Officer of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), he completed two Fifth Fleet deployments and the first ever media discharge of a CVN in San Diego. As Executive Officer of USS Makin Island (LHD 8), CAPT Feyedelem led the ship through the final stages of a 14 month PMA, an overlapping Basic Training Phase, workups and the start of the ship’s second deployment. CAPT Feyedelem completed a total of eight deployments.

Ashore, CAPT Feyedelem earned a Masters Degree with Distinction in Mechanical Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School; served on the OPNAV staff as the Surface Nuclear Community Manager and Nuclear Program Diversity Director; and as the lead for the Unified Command Plan on the Joint Staff (J5) where he was selected as the J5 Action Officer of the Year. CAPT Feyedelem served as Assistant Chief of Staff for Amphibious Readiness (N46) on the Commander, Naval Surface Forces Pacific staff prior to his current assignment.


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Lieutenant Commander Justin M. Santos
Executive Officer,
Training Support Center San Diego

Executive Officer

Lt. Cmdr. Justin Santos enlisted in the Navy in 1987. He completed basic training at Recruit Training Center Great Lakes, Illinois and Operations Specialist “A” School in Dam Neck, Virginia.

Santos served over 19 years at sea with eight ships and one destroyer squadron. Aboard USS Juneau (LPD 10) he participated in Operation Desert Shield/Storm and was part of the Exxon Valdez oil spill cleanup. He became an air intercept controller on USS Vincennes (CG 49) and was a plankowner and advanced to chief petty officer aboard USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). In 2002, he was commissioned as an ensign during his tour aboard USS Ogden (LPD 5). He served as combat information center officer on USS Stethem (DDG 63) and as assistant operations officer aboard USS Makin Island (LHD 8).

Santos spent six years in Japan as part of the Navy’s forward-deployed forces, where he served as surface operations officer for Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, supporting exercise Invincible Spirit after the sinking of the Republic of Korea ship Cheonan; as air defense officer on USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63); and as assistant operations officer aboard USS Mustin (DDG 89).

His shore tours include service with Navy Recruiting District San Diego, California; Navy Personnel Command, Millington, Tennessee; and Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific.

He reported as executive officer, Training Support Center San Diego in April 2018.

His personal decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (nine awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (four awards), and various campaign and service decorations.


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Mr. Robert Moore
Director,
Traning Support Center San Diego (TSC)

Command Master Chief

Mr. Robert Moore is a native of Chicago, Ill., enlisted in the Navy in August 1984. He graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Asian Studies and was commissioned via the Limited Duty Officer Program in January 1998. After completing Basic Training at Recruit Training Command Great Lakes and Operations Specialist “A” school in Dam Neck, Va., he was sent to his first duty station, USS Knox (FF 1052) in Yokosuka, Japan.

Duty stations include USS Knox (FF 1052), USS Dubuque (LPD 8), USS Blue Ridge (LCC19), Commander, Submarine Group Seven, Pre-commissioning Unit USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60), USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60), USS Carney (DDG 64), U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), Center for Surface Combat Systems Detachment, Yokosuka, Japan, USS Essex (LHD 2) and hull swap to USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). Mr. Moore retired from active duty as a Lieutenant Commander in November 2013.

He assumed the duties as Director, TSD WESTPAC in May 2015.


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