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Matthew Kawas


Captain Matthew Kawas, USN, is the prospective Deputy Commodore of Destroyer Squadron TWO in Norfolk, VA.  He was commissioned through the United States Naval Academy in 1995.  CAPT Kawas earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from the Naval Academy in 1995, and an MS in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 1996.  Prior to his current assignment, CAPT Kawas served as Reactor Officer onboard USS GERALD R. FORD (CVN 78), as Commanding Officer and Executive Officer onboard USS FORT WORTH (LCS 3) and as an Action Officer, J-5 Policy, Plans and Strategy, U.S. Joint Staff.

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