Cmdr. Christy N. Sibley, a native of Augusta, Georgia, graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering. She was commissioned through the Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate program, and upon graduation from Officer Indoctrination School, Sibley reported to the Naval Nuclear Power Training Command where she served as instructor and command training evaluator. In 2005, she earned a Master of Business Administration from Charleston Southern University in North Charleston, South Carolina. In 2012, she earned a Master of Science in Operations Research at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.
At sea, Sibley served aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis as the training officer. She deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and led training efforts for a successful shipyard period and preparation for Basic Phase.
Her shore tours included officer programs officer at Navy Recruiting District New York where she led a department of 16 personnel in attaining officer recruiting mission; multiple roles in the N1 directorate at U.S. Pacific Fleet (PACFLT), including executive assistant to the N1, assistant fleet personnel distribution officer, and programming review and requirements division chief. During her time at PACFLT, she participated in Coalition Exercise Talisman Saber with Australia and served as the sole U.S. representative to the Five Eyes Personnel Working Group to include the United States, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, and New Zealand. At the Navy Manpower Analysis Center in Millington, Tennessee, Afloat Programs Division, she led a team in designing a methodology for studying inport work on forward-deployed ships, and the work has become the foundation for inport work studies Navywide. In July 2018, Sibley reported to OPNAV as the section head for manpower programming (N100X).
On April 10, 2020, Sibley became the twenty-fourth commanding officer of Naval Technical Training Center Meridian.
Her personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards). Sibley holds a Professional in Human Recourses certification.
Last Updated: 21 October 2020