Captain Troy is a native of Mullins, South Carolina and a graduate of Mullins High School. He received his commission through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Program at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia in May of 1995. While at
Morehouse, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. He later earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the Terry College of Business located at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia as well as a Master of Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the United States Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. Additionally he received Executive Education from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Captain Troy’s operational assignments include the USS NORMANDY (CG-60) in Norfolk, Virginia where he served as the Disbursing/Sales Officer and the Food Service Officer; USS SPRUANCE (DD-963) in Mayport, Florida serving as the Supply Officer; the Office of Military Cooperation-Kuwait where he served as the Naval Logistics Advisor to the Kuwaiti Navy; and an Individual Augmentation to Joint CREW Composite Squadron ONE located on Victory Base Compound, Iraq. His last operational assignment was Explosive Ordnance Disposal Expeditionary Support Unit TWO located on Joint Expeditionary Base, Little Creek, Virginia where he served as the Commanding Officer.
His shore assignments include Food Service Instructor, Leadership Continuum Instructor, and the Educational Counselor for the Basic Qualification Course at the Navy Supply Corps School in Athens, Georgia; the Director of the Nuclear Resource Management and Deputy Director of the Customer Value Management Departments at the Naval Inventory Control Point, in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; U. S. Fleet Forces Command in Norfolk, Virginia where he has served as the Fleet Services Officer and Lead for the Fleet Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness Team; the Executive Assistant to the Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command and the 47th Chief of Supply Corps, also in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; the Director for the Internal Review and Evaluation Division and Chief of Staff for the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Operations) at the Washington Navy Yard; and Commanding Officer of Navy Service Support Advanced Training Command headquartered in Dam Neck, Virginia. He currently serves as the Commanding Officer for the Center for Service Support in Newport, Rhode Island.
Captain Troy’s personal awards include the Legion of Merit, the Meritorious Service Medal (five awards) the Joint Commendation Medal, the Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), the Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal, the Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal and a host of campaign medals and ribbons. He is designated as a Surface Warfare Supply Corps Officer, Navy Expeditionary Supply Corp Officer, a Joint Qualified Officer, and Level III certified in the Department of the Defense’s Financial Management program. In July 2012, he
was selected by the University of Georgia’s Alumni Association’s as a member of the 2012 Class of the “40 Under 40” recognition program. He has also received national recognition by the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated as the recipient of the “Colonel Charles D. Young Military Leadership Award” for the Third District of the fraternity in 2014 and was the Active Duty Naval Officer recipient for the “Omega Military Salute Service Award” at the 2018 Conclave in New Orleans, Louisiana.
LCDR DeCrisha Nolan
A Texas native, LCDR DeCrisha Nolan graduated from Prairie View A&M University in 2008 after completing a Bachelor of Social Work and commissioning into the United States Navy through the NROTC program.
LCDR Nolan’s divisional officer tours include the guided missile destroyer, USS ROSS (DDG-71) out of Norfolk, Virginia. Her accomplishments while onboard as the Communications Officer include designation as an 1110, Surface Warfare Officer, deployment to Fifth Fleet operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, and an Engineering Officer of the Watch (EOOW) letter. From there, LCDR Nolan embarked COMPHIBRON Four as the N3A/ N7A. Her responsibilities included the short-range operational tracking, training requirements and certifications, and Anti-Terrorism Force Protection for the Kearsarge Amphibious Readiness Group.
Her shore tours include Navy Cyber Forces, later converted to Naval Information Forces, as the Electronic Warfare Officer for the Fleet Electronic Warfare Center (FEWC). While assigned to Navy Cyber Forces, LCDR Nolan was selected as a lateral transfer into Human Resources Community and 1200 designation. In 2014, LCDR Nolan’s transferred to the Fort Lee Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) as the Operations Officer and later progressed to the Executive Officer position. At the Fort Lee MEPS she managed daily operations in support of USMEPCOM’s mission and strategic vision committed to sustaining the quality of our All-Volunteer Force to serve in the Nation’s Armed Forces.
LCDR Nolan’s accomplishments include selection as USMEPCOM Eastern Sector’s FY16 Company Grade Officer of the Year and USMEPCOM nomination for HR Community Junior Officer of the Year. Her military awards include Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal and Joint Service Achievement Medal.
LCDR Nolan successfully completed the Human Resources Introductory Course (HRIC), Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) Phase I, and the Professional Human Resources (PHR) certification. She returned to PVAMU to complete a Master of Arts in Juvenile Justice in 2016.
Arriving March 2019, LCDR Nolan proudly serves onboard the USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) completing a milestone tour as the Training Officer and head of department.