Rear Admiral Mark Fung graduated from Villanova University’s Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps program and was commissioned an ensign in the United States Navy in 1988. While on active duty, Fung served aboard USS Harlan County (LST 1196) and completed several overseas deployments including to the Persian Gulf in support of Operation Desert Storm.
Upon affiliating with the Navy Reserve in 1992, he completed a line-to-staff transfer and reported to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 21. Following his tour with NMCB 21, he was assigned to Second Naval Construction Brigade/First Naval Construction Division (1NCD) as both Reserve equipment officer and assistant future operations officer. In 2004 he served as training officer (R7), Seventh Naval Construction Regiment (7NCR), and mobilized with the Regiment in 2004 – 2005 in support of the First Marine Expeditionary Force (I MEF) located in the Al Anbar Provence, Iraq. During Fung’s tour with I MEF Engineer Group, he was forward operations officer (G35) and future operations officer (G5).
After his return from Iraq, Fung took command of NMCB 26. During his tenure as commanding officer, the battalion successfully deployed two Reinforced Air Detachments and multiple augment units to Central Command (CENTCOM) in support of the Global War on Terror. His Battalion earned "Best of Type – Atlantic Fleet" honors for two consecutive years in FY-2006 and FY-2007.
Fung served with PERS 413 from 2007 to 2009 as CEC RC JO Detailer. He later returned to 7NCR as its Commander in 2009. During his extended three-year tour as Commodore, 7NCR mobilized all its subordinate NMCBs to CENTCOM in support of the Global War on Terror. Fung returned to 1NCD in 2012 to serve as the deputy chief of Staff. As a flag officer, Fung has been assigned deputy for Naval Construction Forces, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command.
Fung is a registered professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and a certified project management professional. He is a qualified Seabee combat warfare specialist and surface warfare officer. He holds both Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University and a Masters in Business Administration from the Fox School of Business at Temple University. His personal decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards) and various unit and campaign awards.