CAPTAIN CATHAL O'CONNOR, USN
Member since 1994
CAPT Cathal O’Connor is Commander, Amphibious Squadron
ELEVEN, permanently forward deployed to Sasebo, Japan as
part of SEVENTH Fleet. At sea CAPT O’Connor has served
in seven ships to include command of RUSHMORE (LSD 47).
Ashore, he has served as an instructor at SWOS, in Deep
Blue, QDR2010 and as Speechwriter on the staff of the
Chief of Naval Operations, on the Joint Staff J-8 and in
the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for
Policy. He served as a member of the SNA Awards board,
President of the SNA Sasebo chapter
and is a frequent contributor to Proceedings and the
Naval War College Review.