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Mr. David P. Fields

Mr. Fields is a native of Charlotte Hall, Maryland, a 1991 graduate of the United States Naval Academy and married to the former Etsuko Morita of Tokyo, Japan.  He retired from the U.S. Navy in 2022 following 31 years of commissioned service.
 
During his Naval service, he accumulated over 3400 hours as a pilot in SH-60B/F/H series aircraft and served as Squadron Operations Officer, Detachment Officer-in-Charge, Weapons and Tactics Instructor and Operational Test Director completing seven deployments embarked in frigates, destroyers, cruisers, and aircraft carriers. 
 
Mr. Fields is also a graduate of the Joint Advanced Warfighting School and a designated Navy Operational Planner who served on the staffs of USINDOPACOM, U.S. SEVENTH Fleet, and U.S. Pacific Fleet. During his staff tours he served in a variety of Navy and joint operations and planning related billets including Joint Fires Chief, Contingency Plans Chief, Joint Task Force Chief of Plans, and Director Future Plans. Mr. Fields is currently a Department of the Navy civilian serving as the Director of Special Plans and Operational Assessments for Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet.
 
Mr. Fields holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in History from the U.S. Naval Academy, a Master of Science Degree in Information Systems Management from Florida Institute of Technology and a Master of Science Degree in Strategy and Campaign Planning from the National Defense University, Joint Advanced Warfighting School. He was selected to the Senior Executive Service in July 2024.

Last Updated: 8 July 2024

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