Staff

Captain Patrick V. Foege, USN

Commanding Officer

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CAPT Foege, a native of St. Louis, MO, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1992 where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Weapons and Systems Engineering. Following Naval Aviation Flight training in Pensacola, FL and designation as a helicopter pilot, he received training in the venerable H-46 Sea Knight. 

CAPT Foege’s sea duty assignments include an initial tour with Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Eleven (HC-11) deploying aboard USS ESSEX (LHD-2) with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and a ship’s company tour with USS BOXER (LHD-4) deploying to the 5th and 7th Fleet Areas of Operation. He served as Administrative Officer and Maintenance Officer with the Black Stallions of HC-4 in Sigonella, Sicily and led detachments as an Officer-in-Charge to locations throughout Europe flying the H-53. 

He served as Executive Officer and then Commanding Officer of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Ten (HS-10) flying the H-60F/H in San Diego, CA. Following his command tour, CAPT Foege deployed as Air Officer aboard USS BONHOMME RICHARD (LHD-6) and completed a hull swap with USS ESSEX in Sasebo, Japan. 

CAPT Foege reported aboard Amphibious Squadron ONE as the Deputy Commander in December 2014. 

His shore assignments include flight instructor duty with Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Three (HC-3) where he earned Instructor of the Year. He was also assigned to U.S. Pacific Fleet in Pearl Harbor, HI as the Deputy Executive Assistant to the Commander. He completed a Joint Duty assignment at U.S. Transportation Command where he served in the Operations and Plans Directorate and served as the Deputy Executive Assistant to the Commander. His most recent shore assignment was at Third Fleet in the Operations Directorate. 
CAPT Foege holds a Master of Science degree in Global Leadership from the University of San Diego.


Major William J. Pomeroy, USMC

Executive Officer

Major Pomeroy is from Plymouth, MA and graduated from The Citadel in 2005 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration.

Upon graduation, he attended The Basic School and went to NAS Pensacola for training. He completed the Naval Aviation Maintenance Program Course and was designated an Aircraft Maintenance Officer.

2ndLt Pomeroy reported to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 26 for duty as the Ground Support Equipment Officer-in-Charge. He was later assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461 as the Maintenance Material Control Officer. 1stLt Pomeroy deployed with HMH-461 Detachment A to Camp Lemonier, Djibouti in support of Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA).

In September 2009, he reported to MCRD Parris Island. He served as a Series and Company Commander in Second Recruit Training Battalion.

In June 2012, Captain Pomeroy reported to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 14 for duty as the Assistant Aircraft Maintenance Officer and deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom 13.2 with Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 40 as the Assistant Aircraft Maintenance Officer. He assumed the duties as the Aircraft Maintenance Officer of the MALS supporting AV-8BII+ Harrier, EA-6B Prowlers and KC-130J Hercules aircraft.

Maj Pomeroy reported to Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501 in July 2016 for duties as the Assistant Aircraft Maintenance Officer. He subsequently was assigned as the Aircraft Maintenance Officer for the only F-35B II Lightning training squadron for the USMC, UK and ITA.

In June 2018, he reported as the Executive Officer and Associate Professor of Naval Science for the NROTC Atlanta Region.

He graduated from USMC Command and Staff College with distinction. He holds a Master’s in Military studies from Marine Corps University and an MBA from Auburn University.

He is married to the former Elizabeth Mallory and they have 2 children, Clara Kate and Jack.

Major Pomeroy’s awards include: the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with 2 gold stars and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.