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Commanding Officer
Helicopter Maritime Strike Weapon School Atlantic

Commanding Officer
Cmdr. Nathan J. Browne


Cmdr. Nathan J. Browne is a native of Sacramento, California. He is a 2004 graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering and holds a Master of Science in Systems Technology from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. He was designated as a naval aviator in July 2007.
Browne's operational assignments include tours with Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 47, Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 77; Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11, and HSM-75; onboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN72), USS Momsen (DDG 92), USS Cape St. George (CG 71), USS Nimitz (CVN 68), and USS Pinckney (DDG 91). After graduating from Naval Strike Air Warfare Center Rotary Wing Weapons School in August 2011 he reported for instructor duty at Helicopter Maritime Strike Weapons School, Pacific (HSMWSP). His Joint tour was at Headquarters United States European Command, in Stuttgart, Germany, as the Strategic Resources Branch Chief for the Directorate of Plans, Policy, Strategy, and Capabilities. He also served as Executive Officer at Fleet Readiness Squadron, HSM-40. Browne is currently serving as the executive officer of the Helicopter Maritime Strike Weapons School, Atlantic.
Browne has accumulated over 2,500 flight hours, primarily in the MH-60 Romeo and has over 430 free-deck landings. His personal decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2 awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (4 awards), Commander Helicopter Maritime Strike Wing, Pacific (CHSMWP) Pilot of the Year (2 awards) and other personal, campaign and service ribbons.  |  |  Navy FOIA  |  DoD Accessibility/Section 508  |  No Fear Act  |  Open Government  |  Plain Writing Act  |  Veterans Crisis Line  |  VA Vet Center  |  FVAPDoD Safe Helpline  |  Navy SAPR  |  NCIS Tips  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Policy  |  Contact Webmaster | Information quality | Public Use notice | Useful Links
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