Captain Shaun C. McAndrew, USN
Deputy Commandant of Midshipmen
United States Naval Academy
CAPT Shaun C. McAndrew, a native of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, was commissioned in 1993 from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering.
CAPT McAndrew’s flying tours included HSL-43, San Diego, CA, Naval Support Activity (NSA), Bahrain flying UC-12M transport aircraft, HSL-37, Kaneohe Bay, HI culminating in her command tour at HSM-41, San Diego, CA flying the Navy’s newest combat helicopter, the MH-60R.
Her staff tour assignments were at Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Central Command/Commander, FIFTH Fleet, Manama, Bahrain, Multi-National Forces Iraq (MNF-I) as a liaison to Multi-National Security Transition Command Iraq (MNSTC-I) Comptroller, and the OPNAV N51Posture and Policy staff representing the Navy’s interests in Global Defense Posture.
She earned her master’s degree at the National War College studying National Strategic Studies.
CAPT McAndrew’s decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2 awards), Air Strike/Flight Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (4 awards), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (2 awards), Air Force Achievement Medal, various unit commendations and service/campaign awards.