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Rear Admiral Ronald A. Foy

Rear Adm. Ron Foy is a native of Crossett, Arkansas and enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1985. He is a naval special warfare officer and a 1992 graduate of Auburn University, receiving his commission via NROTC. He holds a master’s degree in National Security Studies from the Eisenhower School, National Defense University. He completed training with Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL Class 190 in November 1993.

His operational assignments include two tours at a SEAL Team as assistant platoon commander and one as platoon commander. He served at a Naval Special Warfare overseas unit as operations officer and executive officer from 1999 to 2001. Foy served as a troop commander, operations officer, and squadron executive officer at Naval Special Warfare Development Group from 2001 to 2006. He later served as commanding officer, Naval Special Warfare Tactical Development and Evaluation Squadron One, chief staff officer, director of operations and deputy commander at Naval Special Warfare Development Group from 2009 to 2014. He served his major command tour as commodore of Naval Special Warfare Group Ten from 2015 to 2017.

His staff assignments serving as operations officer for the Joint Reconnaissance Task Force, Joint Special Operations Command Detachment Washington; deputy director of operations at Joint Special Operations Command, and N-38 branch head-Special Operations advisor to commander, United States Fleet Forces Command; deputy commander, Naval Special Warfare Command; deputy director for global operations, J-39, J-3, Joint Staff. He currently serves as Commander, Special Operations Command – Africa.

Last Updated: 14 September 2023


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