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Mark H. Buzby
File:US Navy 070522-N-2653P-021 Rear Admiral Mark H. Buzby renders a hand salute during a change of command ceremony on board Naval Station Guantanamo Bay.jpg
Admiral Buzby at Guantamo Bay, 2007
Born October 6, 1956 (1956-10-06) (age 67)

Rear Admiral Mark Howard Buzby (born October 6, 1956)[1] is an officer in the United States Navy.[2][3][4] On October 16, 2009 Buzby was appointed the Commander of the Military Sealift Command, replacing RADM Robert D. Reilly Jr.


According to his official biography Buzby studied at:[5]

Admiral Farragut Academy 1975
  • graduate
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy 1979
U.S. Naval War College 1991
Salve Regina University
Armed Forces Staff College
  • graduate

Notable appointments

According to his official biography Buzby held the following appointments:[5]

post position rank year notes
USS Connole Damage Control Assistant Ensign 1979
USS Aries Combat Systems Officer A hydrofoil
USS Yorktown Weapons Officer and Combat Systems Officer
OPNAV staff Point Defense AAW Section Head for Surface Warfare Division (OP-352E).
USS Shiloh Executive Officer Ship's first commission
OPNAV staff Aegis Combat System Development Officer (N865G3)
Joint Staff Joint Operations Division (J-33/JOD) as an Operations Officer and Chairman's Briefer
USS Carney Commanding Officer Commander 1997 USS Arizona Memorial Award for most combat ready ship in the Navy
Sixth Fleet Assistant Operations Officer
Destroyer Squadron 31 Commanding Officer Commodore
Office of the Chief of Naval Operations Deputy Director, expeditionary warfare, N85B
Joint Task Force Guantanamo Commanding Officer Rear Admiral 2007-03-29 – 2008-01-11
U.S. Fleet Forces Command Deputy Director Rear Admiral 2008-01-11 –
Military Sealift Command Commanding Officer Rear Admiral 2009-10-16 -


  1. [1]
  2. "Flag Officer Assignments". US Department of Defense. March 29, 2007. Retrieved 2007-04-02. 
  3. Stephanie Heinatz (January 11, 2008). "Navy admirals get new assignments". Norfolk Daily Press.,0,3462117.story. Retrieved 2008-01-09.  [dead link]
  4. "Flag Officer Assignments". US Department of Defense. January 11, 2008. Retrieved 2008-01-13. 
  5. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named OfficialBio

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