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PEO Ships to Speak at Joint ASNE / VSRA Dinner

ASNE March Dinner Meeting

Presented by the Tidewater Section of ASNE

& the Virginia Ship Repair Association



When:             Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Where:             Marriott Springhill Suites ~ 6350 Newtown Road, Norfolk

How:               RSVP by NOON, Tuesday the 20th@ www.asne-tw.org

Pay on-line with credit card or pay at the door

Questions:       Mike D’Amato @ 757-226-1114 // michael.damato@hii-amsec.com



Rear Admiral Lewis is currently assigned as program executive officer for ships, where he is responsible for  Navy shipbuilding for surface combatants, amphibious ships, logistics support ships, support craft, and related foreign military sales.


Born at Misawa Air Force Base, Japan, Lewis was commissioned in 1979 through the Navy ROTC Program at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science.

At sea, Lewis served aboard USS Spruance (DD 963) as communications officer, where he earned his Surface Warfare qualification; USS Biddle (CG 34) as fire control officer and missile battery officer; and USS Ticonderoga (CG 47) as combat systems officer. His major command assignment was Aegis Shipbuilding program manager in the Program Executive Office Ships, where he helped deliver seven DDG 51 class ships and procured another 10 ships.

Upon selection to flag rank, Lewis served as vice commander, Naval Sea Systems Command. Lewis earned a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from the Naval Postgraduate School. He completed the Seminar Course at the Naval War College Command and Staff School, and received his Joint Professional Military Education certification. He is a member of the Acquisition Professional Community with Level III certifications in Program Management and Production Quality Management, and has completed his civilian Project Management Professional certification.

Lewis’ personal awards include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and various service and unit awards.