Date/TimeJanuary 25, 2019
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
LocationArmy Navy Country Club - 3rd Deck
Our featured speaker is Captain Rob Wolf, Program Manager Submarine Escape and Rescue, PMS391
Captain Robert Wolf of Fort Worth, Texas, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering. He also holds a Master of Science in Engineering Management from Catholic University of America and Naval Engineer and Master of Science in Systems Engineering degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Upon commissioning, Wolf completed nuclear power training and submarine school and reported to USS KEY WEST (SSN 722) where he qualified in submarines and served as a division officer in engineering and weapons departments deploying twice to the Western Pacific. Wolf then served as an action officer for the Director, Submarine Warfare Division (OPNAV N87) for submarine escape & rescue and Arctic programs. He transferred into the Engineering Duty Officer (EDO) community and completed his EDO qualifications at Norfolk Naval Shipyard where he was the deputy project superintendent for the USS CHARLOTTE (SSN 766) depot modernization period. Subsequently, Wolf served at Program Executive Officer (PEO) Carriers, as the assistant program manager for testing and technical issues for USS GEORGE H. W. BUSH (CVN 77); at PEO Submarines as the executive assistant to the PEO and as the assistant program manager for Post-Delivery VIRGINIA Class submarines; at Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion & Repair in Newport News, Virginia as the Submarine Project Officer and VIRGINIA Class Submarine Program Manager’s Representative where he work on 12 new construction submarines, delivering two as well as completing two major submarine repair availabilities; and at Director, Submarine Warfare (OPNAV N97) as the branch head for VIRGINIA Class new construction and in-service submarine hull, mechanical & electrical maintenance and modernization.
Wolf currently serves as the Program Manager for Submarine Escape and Rescue (PMS 391) where he is responsible for advanced development initiatives, acquisition, test and evaluation, in-service support, international engagement, foreign military sales and certification for all undersea escape, rescue and survivability systems for the US Navy.
Wolf has received various personal and campaign awards, including the Meritorious Service Medal with two gold stars and Navy Commendation Medal with three gold stars.
Capt Wolf will be discussing lessons learned from the fall 2017 system mobilization to support the search for the ARA San Juan and this last year’s operational testing.