CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS (NNS) -- Capt. Andrew J. Mueller, Deputy Commander of Reserve Component Command (RCC), Region Southeast, Located in Ft. Worth, Texas, served as the guest speaker for the event. He praised Cmdr. Morillo's team for their success under their outgoing commander's leadership and congratulated Cmdr. Ehret on her first command tour.
Ehret's last assignment was as the head of Reserve Pay and Incentives, Commander Navy Reserve Forces Command, Norfolk, VA. She is a native of St. Louis, Mo., and a 1999 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. Previous assignments include: Electrical Division Officer, Legal Officer and Public Affairs Officer, USS Shreveport (LPD 12); training officer, main propulsion officer and PAO, USS Lake Erie (CG 70); and Executive Officer, Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) Honolulu, Hawaii.
Ehret transitioned to the Navy Reserve as a Selected Reservist (SELRES) in 2006. Her assignments included Carrier Strike Group Six in Mayport, Fla., and Maritime Expeditionary Sensor Detachment 104 in Jacksonville, Fla., where she served as the weapons officer and the assistant officer-in-charge. Ehret was then selected for recall to Active Duty into the Reserve Full Time Support community in 2008, and was the OIC of Personnel Support Detachment Point Loma, San Diego, from 2010 to 2012.
Ehret also attended the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, where she completed Joint Professional Military Education Phase 1 and earned her masters' degree in human resource management.
Morillo's next assignment is on the staff of Training Air Wing Four at NAS Corpus Christi.
He is a native of Bayamn, Puerto Rico and graduated from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in 1994, earning his commission through Officer Candidate School. Upon completion of Navy flight training at NAS Whiting Field, Fla., he was designated a Naval Aviator in March 1999.
His operational/joint assignments include Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron Fourteen (HM-14) flying the Sikorsky MH-53E; Training Squadron Two (VT-2) and Training Air Wing Five Instructor Training Unit as T-34C instructor pilot, Fleet Logistics Support Detachment New Orleans as UC-12B transport pilot; Combined Joint Task Force Phoenix as Operations Officer for the Afghanistan Counterinsurgency Training Center in Kabul, and VT-35 as Associate Flight Instructor in the TC-12B.
Morillo's Reserve management assignments include Executive Officer and Reserve Programs Director at NOSC New Orleans; the staff of Commander, Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia; Naples Italy as Deputy Director of Total Force-Manpower and Operational Support Officer; and since July 2013 as Commanding Officer of NOSC Corpus Christi, Texas
Morillo is a graduate of the EMBA program at the Naval Postgraduate School, the Joint Forces Staff College, the Air Command and Staff College and has accumulated over 3,500 flight hours in U.S. Navy aircraft.
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