Commander Anthony Pecoraro
A native of Grayslake, IL, Commander Pecoraro enlisted in the United States Navy in December 1984 as a Hull Technician. After tours on USS Dixon (AS 37); Advanced Welding School, Naval Training Center San Diego, USS McKee (AS 41); and Naval Training Center Great Lakes, Chief Hull Technician (SW) Pecoraro was commissioned as an Ensign under the Limited Duty Officer Program in May 1999.
His operational tours include: Damage Control Assistant on USS Frank Cable (AS 40); Chief Engineer on USS Shippingport (ARDM 5); 1ST Lieutenant on USS Arco (ARDM 4); Port Operations Officer at Naval Support Activity La Maddelena Italy; Main Propulsion Assistant on USS Frank Cable (AS 40); Intermediate Maintenance Officer at SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team 1 (SDVT-1); Assistant Officer-in-Charge at Naval Special Warfare Group 3 Intermediate Maintenance Detachment; Executive Officer of Naval Special Warfare Logistic and Support Unit 3 (LOGSU-3). His most recent assignment was serving as Executive Officer of Naval Base Kitsap. He was promoted to Commander November 2013.
Cmdr. Pecoraro’s awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (six awards), Navy Achievement Medal (seven awards), and various campaign and unit awards.
His qualifications include: Engineering Officer of the Watch, Officer Of the Deck, Surface Warfare Officer, Docking Officer and Officer-In-Charge of Small Craft.