Captain Stacy M. Wuthier is a native of Denver, CO. She enlisted in the US Navy in 1995 as a nuclear Machinist Mate and completed prototype training at MARF at NPTU Ballston Spa, NY. She was commissioned through the Officer Candidate School and the Nuclear Enlisted Commissioning Program in 2000. Captain Wuthier commanded USS JACKSON (LCS 6) Blue Crew homeported in San Diego, CA. At sea, she was Executive Officer aboard USS JACKSON (LCS 6) and USS OMAHA (LCS 12) Blue Crew, Reactor Training Assistant aboard USS GERALD R. FORD (CVN 78), Main Propulsion Assistant aboard USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73), Operations Officer aboard USS VANDERGRIFT (FFG 48), Reactor Controls Division Officer aboard USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71), and Combat Information Center Officer aboard USS CHANCELLORSVILLE (CG 62). During these tours, she deployed to the 5th and 7th Fleet Areas of Operation. Ashore, she has served as Personnel Exchange Program Officer in the operations directorate for Commander, Italian Maritime liaison, and the Joint Staff J7 as the Assistant Operations and Training Officer for the deployable training division. Captain Wuthier earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington and a Master in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University. Her personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4 awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (2 awards) and multiple unit commendations.