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Commanding Officer
Cmdr. Adam L. Moffit

Cmdr. Adam Moffit is a native of Virginia Beach, Virginia. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in political science. He was designated a Naval Aviator in 2008 and assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 3, San Diego, California, for fleet replacement training in the MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter.

Upon completion of this training, Moffit reported to HSC-8, San Diego, California, where he deployed twice aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and New Dawn and supported Operation Green Flash ashore. In July 2012, CDR Moffit reported to Helicopter Sea Combat Weapons School Atlantic (HSCWSL), Norfolk, Virginia, where he served as a Seahawk Weapons and Tactics Instructor (SWTI), Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC), standardization officer, and department head.

In September 2015, Moffit reported to Carrier Air Wing 8, Virginia Beach, Virginia, where he served as the HSC operations officer, personnel recovery officer, and flight hour program manager. During this tour, he also graduated from the Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron (MAWTS) 1 Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) academic course, Yuma, Arizona, and earned his Command Duty Officer Underway (CDO(U)) qualification aboard USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77). In January 2017, he reported to HSC-25, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, where he served as the administration department head, maintenance officer, and Det. 6 “Sea Devils” officer in charge and deployed aboard USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) in support of Talisman Sabre.

In July 2019, Moffit reported to the Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, where he earned a master’s degree in Defense and Strategic Studies and represented the United States as a student in the Naval Staff College. In September 2020, he reported to U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia, where he served as a Battle Watch Captain. He then reported to the HSC-5 “Nightdippers as the executive officer in August 2022.

Moffit has accumulated over 2,400 flight hours. He is authorized to wear the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (one award), and various unit, campaign, and service awards.  |  |  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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