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Rear Admiral Dianna Wolfson

Wolfson graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York in 1996 where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Systems Engineering (Magna Cum Laude) and was commissioned in the Nuclear Power Officer Candidate Program. 

Wolfson received her surface warfare qualification aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73). She subsequently became an engineering duty officer and received a Master of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering and a Naval Engineer’s Degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2004. 

Her nuclear engineering duty officer tours include qualification at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Main Propulsion Assistant on USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Force Maintenance Officer at Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic. 

She also served as the Project Superintendent for the USS Newport News (SSN 750) Engineered Overhaul at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, RCOH Project Officer at Supervisor of Shipbuilding Newport News and Operations Officer at Norfolk Naval Shipyard.

Wolfson then served as the 50th Commander of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility and Northwest Regional Maintenance Center followed by a second Command tour as the 110th Commander at Norfolk Naval Shipyard.  

Rear Admiral Dianna Wolfson is currently serving as Director, Fleet Maintenance U.S. Fleet Forces Command in Norfolk, Virginia

Her personal decorations include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and a number of unit awards.

Last Updated: 14 February 2024


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