Captain Michael J. Boone, USN
SPAWAR Undersea Integration Program Office PEO C4I, PMW 770
Captain Michael Boone, a native of Hugo, Oklahoma, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in May 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Oceanography.
Following initial nuclear power training and the Submarine Officer Basic Course, CAPT Boone reported to USS NEW YORK CITY (SSN 696) in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. During his tour, NEW YORK CITY conducted a Western Pacific and Eastern Pacific deployment. Following NEW YORK CITY’s decommissioning in 1998, CAPT Boone completed two strategic deterrent patrols onboard USS MAINE (SSBN 741) (BLUE).
Following graduation from the Submarine Officer Advanced Course, CAPT Boone served as the Engineer Officer onboard USS ALEXANDRIA (SSN 757) from September 2001 to December 2004. During his tour, ALEXANDRIA completed a Depot Modernization Period, circumnavigated the globe via the Arctic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea during a Western Pacific deployment and became the first U.S. nuclear powered vessel to visit India. He then served as the Executive Officer onboard USS AUGUSTA (SSN 710) from April 2007 to December 2008 completing her final deployment.
Captain Boone was the Commanding Officer of USS OLYMPIA (SSN 717) from March 2011 to November 2013. OLYMPIA was the recipient of the SUBMARINE SQUADRON THREE Battle “E” in 2012.
Captain Boone attended the Naval Postgraduate School where he received his Master’s in Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development in 1999. He then served as the 11th Company Officer at the United States Naval Academy from May 1999 to May 2001.
Shore assignments included a tour on the staff of Commander, U.S. Strategic Command at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska from January 2005 to December 2006, as the Director, Undersea Warfare Systems for the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Ships (DASN Ships) from December 2008 to March 2010, and at the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics from December 2013 to February 2015.
He was assigned at PMS 397, the Columbia (SSBN-826) Class Submarine Program Office from February 2015 to April 2017 prior to his current assignment as Program Manager for Undersea Integration (PMW 770) within PEO C4I.
Captain Boone is entitled to wear the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), the Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (six awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards), and various other unit and campaign awards.
Captain Boone’s bride is Elizabeth. They are the proud parents of Emma, William and Estella.