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Mr. Bill Cox

Mr. Bill Cox began his military career in 1992 after graduating with merit from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering (Astronautics).  Cox also holds a master’s degree in International Relations from Troy University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Mississippi State University. He is also a graduate of the Naval Command and Staff College and the Joint Forces Staff College.
Following his commissioning, Cox entered flight school and received his “wings of Gold” at NAS Corpus Christi in April 1994. He then served in numerous assignments that include Patrol Squadron (VP) 26 in Brunswick, Maine; as Fleet Replacement Squadron Instructor pilot with VP-30; as Operations Administration and Assistant Operations Officer aboard USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67); as department head for VP-47; as Flag Aide to Commander Naval Education and Training Command and Deputy Chief of Naval Personnel at NAS Pensacola; as executive officer and then commanding officer for Training Squadron (VT) 28 in Corpus Christi, Texas; as navigator and senior watch officer aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77); as deputy branch head and strategic analyst in the Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate at NATO Allied Command Transformation; as commander of the Naval Satellite Operations Center; and as instructor at the U.S. Air War College in the Department of International Security Studies.
Cox retired from the U.S. Navy after 30 years of service at the rank of Captain.
Cox assumed the position as executive director of Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center (NETPDC) in December 2022.

Last Updated: 13 December 2022

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