Capt. Troy T. Tartaglia
Capt. Troy Tartaglia is a native of Elko, Nevada, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California in 2000, and was awarded a Master of Business Administration from the University of Florida in 2008.
A career naval aviator, his operational maritime patrol and reconnaissance (MPR) tours include Patrol and Reconnaissance Squadron (VP) 4, an instructor tour with VP-30, a department head tour with VP-45, and VP-16 at Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville, Florida, where he served as the executive and commanding officer.
Tartaglia also served as flag lieutenant for Commander, Carrier Strike Group 11 and flag aide to Commander, Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center, Fallon, Nevada.
Tartaglia’s major staff tours include service as an action officer within the Joint Staff, J-3, reconnaissance operations division and as deputy executive assistant to the Director for Operations and Director, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C. Most recently, he served as aviation section head within the N80 “Bullpen”, Navy Staff, Washington, D.C. He is a designated joint qualified officer and proven financial manager.
Tartaglia’s military decorations include the Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal and other personal, service and unit awards.