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    Eric Carter

    Eric Carter is a native of Springfield, Oregon, and is a graduate of Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering. Eric’s hometown is currently in Anchorage Alaska where he finished a Masters of Education from the University of Alaska in 2013. Eric joined the Navy in April of 2001 as a nuclear machinist mate and was selected for the Seaman-to-Admiral 21 commissioning program in 2003. His tour as a junior officer on the USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN 730-B) saw him serve as the Assistant Engineer and Quality Assurance Officer for all SUBSAFE systems. Eric transferred to the Navy Reserve after his JO tour where he served his initial assignment as the Executive Officer of NAVMAG Det C in Anchorage Alaska. As a civilian, Mr. Carter was the Plant Engineer for a Combined Cycle Power Plant providing commercial and consumer electrical power to the Alaskan Power grid. In 2013, he served with the Combined Maritime Force (CMF) operating out of Bahrain as Battle Watch Officer focused on illegal drug interdiction and anti-piracy. Upon returning home, Eric was assigned to USW Det E as a Theatre Antisubmarine Warfare Watch Officer/Battle Watch Captain (TASWWO/BWC) and as the OIC for the OSU at NOSC Anchorage. In 2019, Eric was recalled to Active Duty and mobilized to Islamabad, Pakistan as the Navy Branch Chief for the Office of Defense Representative- Pakistan where he represented U.S. Navy interests in Defense Cooperation with the Pakistani Navy and the Government of Pakistan. As of June of 2015, Mr. Carter has been serving as the Radiological Emergency Planning Deputy Director for COMSUBPAC at Commander, Submarine Group SEVEN’s Navy Area Commander Communication Center (CSG-7 NACCC) located in Yokosuka Japan.