USS Maine (SSBN 741)

Submarine Squadron 19

Bangor, WA
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Cmdr. Travis Wood

Cmdr. Travis Wood

Commanding Officer, Gold Crew, USS Maine

CDR Wood is a native of Bellevue, Washington and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Physics. Following initial fleet training he served aboard the OHIO-Class ballistic missile submarine USS WYOMING (SSBN 742) (GOLD) in Kings Bay, Georgia from 2006 to 2008 then as an instructor at TRIDENT Training Facility in Kings Bay from 2008 to 2010.

He served as the Combat Systems Officer aboard the LOS ANGELES-Class fast attack submarine USS NEWPORT NEWS (SSN 750) in Norfolk, Virginia from 2011 to 2014, then on the staff of Commander, Submarine Forces Atlantic as the Special Operations Officer from 2014 to 2016.

He was the Executive Officer onboard the VIRGINIA-Class fast attack submarine USS CALIFORNIA (SSN 781) in Groton, Connecticut from 2017 to 2018 and most recently was Director, Nuclear Field and Submarine Accessions at Navy Recruiting Command in Millington, Tennessee from 2018 to 2020.

CDR Wood is authorized to wear the Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards) and Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards).