Lt. Cmdr. David Hebert, a native of La Porte, Texas, graduated from the University of New Mexico in May 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts in Astrophysics and Physics. He earned his Master of Science in Operations Research from the Naval Postgraduate School in 2014. He was commissioned via the Seaman to Admiral Program.
At sea, his first tour was aboard USS San Francisco (SSN 711) as the main propulsion assistant, damage control assistant, communications officer, and diving officer, completing a shipyard availability and modernization period. Following his first tour, he served as operations officer and boat detachment officer in charge for Maritime Expeditionary Security Squadron (MSRON) 3 and completed a deployment to Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He served as the operations officer aboard USS Nevada (SSBN 733) from 2014 to 2017, where he completed four strategic deterrent patrols and was awarded the Battle Efficiency “E” for Submarine Squadron (SUBRON) 17 in 2015.
His shore assignments include Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) Headquarters from 2017 to 2019, where he served as the future systems coordinator and navigation assistant in the operations, testing, and evaluation branch (SP205). He reported to Submarine Learning Facility Norfolk as executive officer in September 2019.
His personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.
Last Updated: 23 November 2020