Capt. Daniel A. Boman
Capt. Daniel Boman is a native of San Antonio, Texas. He graduated from Texas A&M University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Fisheries Sciences. He holds a Master of Science in Business from Embry Riddle University and a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University Dwight D. Eisenhower School.
Commissioned an Ensign in December 1998, he was awarded his naval aviator “Wings of Gold” upon completion of primary flight training in October 1999. His operational Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance tours include the “World Watchers” ofFleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron (VQ) 1 and the “Rangers” of VQ-2, both at Whidbey Island, Washington, and command of Patrol and Reconissance Squadron (VP)16, the “War Eagles,” in Jacksonville, Florida. At sea he served as a catapult and arresting gear officer, or “Shooter,” and the V-2 division officer on board the USS Abraham Lincoln where he qualified as command duty officer underway.
His shore and staff assignments include Pilot Instructor and fleet NATOPS evaluator with VP-30 fleet replacement squadron, joint force action officer in the J-39 Deputy Director of Global Operations Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance shop, executive assistant to J-39 Deputy Director of Global Operations, and Naval Aviation Section head and Senior Budget Analyst Program Planning and Development Division in OPNAV N80 – “the Bullpen.”
In March of 2020, Boman reported to Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing 11 as deputy commander.
Boman has accumulated more than 3,100 flight hours in the EP-3, P-3C, and the P-8A Poseidon aircraft. He is joint qualified. His personal decorations include Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2), Air Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4), and various unit and service awards.