Navy Biography

Rear Admiral Scott P. Moore

Retired Feb. 2014

Rear Admiral Scott P. Moore


Rear Adm. Moore is from Colorado Springs, Colo., and graduated from the United States Air Force Academy, Class of 1983, with a bachelor of science degree. Upon graduation, he received an inter-service commission, attended Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) training in Coronado, Calif., and graduated from BUD/S Class 126 in January 1984.

Moore has commanded at every level of Naval Special Warfare; from platoon, assault squadron, and SEAL Team, to commander, Naval Special Warfare Development Group. Additionally, he commanded a Joint Special Operations Task Force in Afghanistan for several years. He has also served in numerous staff positions including the SEAL officer detailer; maritime operations officer at Special Operations Command Europe; director, Counter Terrorism Division, National Security Council; deputy director for Special Operations and Counterterrorism, Joint Staff; and as deputy for operations, Office of the Defense Representative to Pakistan. Currently, he is assigned as the deputy commander, Naval Special Warfare Command. He is a graduate (with distinction) of the Senior Naval War College, earning a master’s in National Security Affairs.


Updated: 3 February 2014