Capt. Pat Sutton, a native of St. Simons Island, Georgia, enlisted in the Navy in 1987. He was commissioned via the limited duty officer (LDO) program in June 1999. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Management Studies from University of Maryland University College and graduated from the University of Management and Technology with a Master of Science in Project Management.
Sutton’s enlisted service tours include as an electronics technician aboard USS Saipan (LHA 2), Naval Air Station Pensacola, and CE division leading chief petty officer aboard USS Donald Cook (DDG 75).
His commissioned service included tours aboard USS Russell (DDG 59), Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station Sicily, USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67), USS Carney (DDG 64), Southeast Regional Maintenance Center, Navy Personnel Command, USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77), Training Support Center San Diego, and Navy Munitions Command Atlantic Unit Charleston.
Sutton reported as commanding officer, Training Support Center Great Lakes in May 2020.
His personal decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (six awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (six awards), the Good Conduct Medal (three awards) and a variety of unit and campaign awards.
Last Updated: 15 December 2020