Navy Biography

Rear Admiral Timothy McGee

Retired

Rear Admiral Timothy McGee

A native of Washington, D.C., Rear Admiral Tim McGee graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1978. He graduated from the Naval Postgraduate School in 1986 with a Master’s degree in Meteorology and Oceanography and an advanced international certificate in Hydrographic Science. His tours afloat include executive officer Oceanographic Unit One, USNS Bowditch (T-AGS-21); Oceanographer, USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) where he qualified Surface Warfare Officer; Oceanographer, Commander Carrier Group 3; Oceanographer/TLAM Theater Executive Agent, Commander Sixth Fleet /Commander Strike Force South, USS Belknap (CG-26) and USS LaSalle (AGF-3). His tours ashore include OIC, Defense Mapping Agency Office Norfolk; OIC, Naval Oceanography Detachment Diego Garcia BIOT; Advanced Ocean Technology Officer, Chief of Naval Operations (N096); Detailer, Placement Officer and Community Manager, Bureau of Naval Personnel; Commanding Officer, Naval Oceanography Facility San Diego; ACOS Resources, Commander Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command; Executive Officer, Naval Oceanographic Office; Commanding Officer, Naval Oceanographic Office; Assistant Chief of Naval Research, Office of Naval Research; Associate Director of Operations, U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy; DACOS Plans (C5B), JTF-7, Iraq; Chief of Staff for Director of Operations and Infrastructure in Iraq, Coalition Provisional Authority, Iraq. His awards include the Legion of Merit medal, Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal and various other awards. He was selected as Pacific Fleet Shiphandler of the year in 1989, and presented the Naval Postgraduate School Distinguished Alumni Award in May 2006.

Updated: 4 September 2008