Capt. Scott A. Davis graduated in 1991 from Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering and entered the Navy as a surface warfare officer.
Davis’ sea tours include USS Durham (LKA 114) as combat information center officer, USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) as electrical officer and second division officer, and USS Peterson (DD 969) as operations officer.
His shore assignments prior to becoming an engineering duty officer include the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California where he earned his master’s degree in Systems Engineering and as an Associate Fellow with the Chief of Naval Operations Strategic Studies Group in Newport, Rhode Island.
As an engineering duty officer, Davis served in Supervisor of Shipbuilding Portsmouth, Virginia as a project officer and branch head; in the Program Executive Office for Integrated Warfare Systems as the deputy for combat systems ship integration and the fleet liaison and introduction officer for the RAM, Phalanx and SeaRAM weapons systems; in Naval Sea Systems Command as the air dominance department officer at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division; and in the Missile Defense Agency, Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense program directorate as the current block weapons system division head and the deputy for future weapons systems.
Davis has also served as the Combined Joint Task Force Troy chief engineer for the Counter Radio-controlled IED Electronic Warfare program in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn in Baghdad, Iraq.
His previous captain tours include chief engineer at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division and commanding officer, AEGIS Technical Representative (AEGIS TECHREP) in Moorestown, New Jersey.
Davis is currently the commanding officer of the Engineering Duty Officer School in Port Hueneme, California.
His decorations include the Legion of Merit (two awards), Defense Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards) and various unit commendations and service awards.
Last Updated: 5 October 2020