Unit Staff

Lieutenant Chase Allvord graduated from California State University San Marcos in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He earned a Master of Liberal Arts in International Relations from Harvard University Extension School in 2020.

After commissioning in the spring of 2013 through Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island, he reported aboard the now decommissioned USS Peleliu (LHA 5) as the auxiliaries division officer. He participated in Rim of the Pacific 2014 and completed a deployment to the Western Pacific before rotating upon Peleliu’s decommissioning in March of 2015. Next, he reported to USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) in Bath, Maine, where he served as the fire control officer through the ship's various pre- and post-commissioning trials.

Lieutenant Allvord's personal decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards), Battle Efficiency Award, as well as various other service and campaign ribbons.

LT Chase Allvord

Academic Advisor

Lieutenant Patrick Casey graduated from Texas A&M with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering. He completed Naval Nuclear Power Training Center in February of 2016 and Naval Nuclear Power Training in September of 2016. After graduating Submarine Officer's Basic Course in December of 2016, he reported aboard USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) in Groton, Connecticut.


Aboard Pittsburgh, Lieutenant  Casey served as Reactor Control Assistant, Assistant Operations Officer, Assistant Weapons Officer, Electrical Assistant, and Command Diving Officer. He completed two EUCOM deployments, one nuclear repair availability, two surge deployments in support of national defense, and an Arctic Transit in support of change of homeport and decommissioning.


Lieutenant Casey's personal decorations include the Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards), Navy Arctic Service Ribbon, as well as various other service and campaign ribbons.

LT Patrick Casey

Academic Advisor

Staff Sergeant Harry Perkins assumed his current post as Assistant Marine Officer Instructor in February 2020.  He entered the Marine Corps in June 2008 and completed recruit training at MCRD San Diego, California, after which he was assigned the MOS 1171, Water Support Technician.

Staff Sergeant Perkins reported to MCRD San Diego for Drill Instructor School in April of 2013. Upon graduating, he was assigned to the "Strongest Most Feared" Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion where he completed seven cycles as a Drill Instructor and Senior Drill Instructor.  He was Meritoriously Promoted to his current rank on Jan. 2, 2016.

He has been assigned numerous duties throughout his career to include: Quality Control Manager, Platoon Sergeant, Maintenance Chief, Operations Chief, Mobility Chief, and filled the billets of Company Gunnery Sergeant and Company First Sergeant.  In 2018, he earned the

F-MOS 0917 serving as both Martial Arts Instructor and Martial Arts Instructor – Trainer.

He deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2009 with 7th Engineer Support Battalion and then again in 2011 while attached to Combat Logistics Battalion – 1.

Staff Sergeant Perkins’ personal decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards), the Combat Action Ribbon, as well as various personal, campaign, and service decorations.

SSgt Harry Perkins

Assistant Marine Officer Instructor

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