CDR Angela Schedel, USN
Deputy Director, Division of Engineering and Weapons
Commander Schedel is originally from Tampa, Florida. She is a 1994 graduate of the United States Naval Academy where she received a B.S. degree in Ocean Engineering. She reported to Flight School in 1994 and received her Wings of Gold, qualifying as a Naval Aviator in 1996.
She finished H-46 Fleet Replacement training at HELSUPPRON THREE in San Diego, California in 1997. Commander Schedel’s first squadron tour was at HELSUPPRON ELEVEN in San Diego where she served as the Legal Officer, Assistant Maintenance Officer and Detachment 6 Division Officer. She deployed to the Persian Gulf on two deployments aboard USS SACRAMENTO (AOE-1) and USS PELELIU (LHA-5). For shore duty, Commander Schedel was selected as one of the first 10 MH-60S instructor pilots and reported to HELSUPPRON THREE in 2000, where she served as the Quality Assurance Officer. She concurrently led the Operational Test and Evaluation of the Navy’s first MH-60S flight simulator for the MH-60R/S Fleet Introduction Team. CDR Schedel qualified as an HH-60H Aircraft Commander and MH-60S Flight Instructor while attached to HELPSUPPRON THREE.
CDR Schedel transferred to the Navy Reserve in 2003, and reported to HELSUPPRON EIGHTY-FIVE in San Diego and HELSUPPRON THREE SQUADRON AUGMENT UNIT. While aboard both squadrons, she continued her duties as a Fleet Replacement Flight Instructor in the MH-60S. In 2007, she received her Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland. Subsequently, she was recalled to active duty and reported to the United States Naval Academy where she was an instructor in the Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering Department. During two tours, she taught a variety of core and major’s courses from 2007-2013 and served as the Department Associate Chairman. She then worked for the Office of Naval Research-Reserve Component as the Assistant Chief of Staff, Administration, while also serving as a Technology Transition Liaison Officer for autonomous helicopter projects. After earning her PhD in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland in 2015, she returned to the United States Naval Academy.
CDR Schedel is currently assigned as the Deputy Director for the Engineering and Weapons Division and an Assistant Professor in the Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering Department.
CDR Schedel’s decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (gold star), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and various campaign and service medals.