RADM Mark R. Whitney ’82 picture

RADM Mark R. Whitney ’82

Rear Admiral | U.S. Navy


  • B.S., Maine Maritime Academy, 1984 Marine Engineering
  • M.S., Naval Postgraduate School, 1994, Mechanical Engineering

Military Service:

  • Fleet Maintenance Officer, Fleet Forces Command, 2016-Present
  • Deputy Commander, Logistics, Maintenance, and Industrial Operations, Naval Sea Systems Command, 2012-2016
  • 47th Commander, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, 2008-2012
  • Deputy, Assistant Deputy Commander of Industrial Operation, Naval Sea Systems Command, 2006-2008
  • Operations Officer, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, 2004-2006
  • Requirements Officer, Director, Air Warfare, Chief of Naval Operations Staff, 2003-2004
  • Requirement Officer, Director, Surface Warfare, Chief of Naval Operations Staff, 2002-2003
  • Chief Engineer, USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71), 2000-2002
  • Deputy Project Superintendent, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, 1998-2000
  • Assistant Project Officer, Supervisor of Shipbuilding Newport News, 1996-1998
  • Assistant, Naval Reactors Representative’s Office, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, 1995-1996
  • Plans and Programs Officer, U.S. Special Operations Command, 1990-1992
  • Chief Engineer, USS LUCE (DOG 38), 1989-1990
  • Assistant Materials Officer, Commander, Destroyer Squadron 12, 1987-1990
  • Auxiliaries Officer, Main Engines Officer, Boilers Officer, and Main Propulsion Assistant, USS LUCE (DDG 38), 1985-1987

Distinguished Service:

  • Legion of Merit with Gold Star
  • Defense Meritorious Service Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal with 4 Gold Stars
  • Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with Gold Star
  • Joint Service Achievement Medal
  • Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with Gold Star