Captain Chase Sargeant, USN, is the prospective Deputy Commander, Destroyer Squadron FIFTEEN in Yokosuka, Japan. He was commissioned through the United States Merchant Marine Academy in 1996. CAPT Sargeant earned a BS in Marine Transportation from the Merchant Marine Academy in 1996, and an MS in Operations Management from the University of Arkansas in 2003. CAPT Sargeant was a 2016 National Security Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School for Government. Prior to his current assignment, CAPT Sargeant served as Division Chief, China, Taiwan, Mongolia, J-5 Policy, Plans and Strategy, U.S. Joint Staff, and as Commanding Officer onboard USS JOHN S. McCAIN (DDG 56).