CDR Heath E. Johnmeyer
Commanding Officer, USS Mississippi (SSN 782)
Commander Johnmeyer, a native of Rolla, Missouri, graduated from Oklahoma State University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and received his commission via Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, FL in 2000. He holds an Executive Masters in Business Administration from Naval Postgraduate School.
His sea assignments included various division officer assignments onboard USS SEAWOLF (SSN 21), Engineer Officer on board USS WYOMING BLUE (SSBN 742), and Executive Officer on board USS ANNAPOLIS (SSN 760). During these tours he completed two deployments, 4 strategic deterrent patrols and won two Battle "E" awards.
His shore assignments have included lead engineer for S6W and S9G instrumentation and control systems at Naval Reactors, Senior Evaluation Officer for Nuclear Power Training Unit Charleston and Officer in Charge of Moored Training Ship 635.