CAPT Greg Mitchell was commissioned from the United States Naval Academy in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Naval Architecture. He began his naval career serving as the M-Division Officer on USS GERMANTOWN (LSD-42) and then as the Main Propulsion Assistant on USS HARPERS FERRY (LSD-49).
Following his sea tours, CAPT Mitchell laterally transferred to the Engineering Duty Officer community upon which he held waterfront tours at Ship Repair Facility Detachment Sasebo, Japan and Supervisor of Shipbuilding (SUPSHIP), Gulf Coast in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Following these tours, CAPT Mitchell deployed to Iraq as the program manager for the $1.7 billion Commander's Emergency Response Program and later served in Egypt as the International Fleet Support Program Office (PMS 326) Program Manager’s Representative supporting Foreign Military Sales and 36 active cases with the Egyptian Navy. After, returning from Egypt, he became the Lead Systems Engineer for the Independence-variant in the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Program Office (PMS 501) leading the shock qualification efforts required for the Full Ship Shock Trials.
Following his tour in PMS 501, CAPT Mitchell became the Officer-in-Charge of the SUPSHIP Bath Detachment San Diego, leading government efforts supporting construction of Expeditionary Sea Base and the lead John Lewis Replenishment Oiler (T-AO-205) ship classes. Following this tour, he returned to PMS 501 as the Freedom-variant LCS Post Delivery Primary Assistant Program Manager responsible for fleet introduction efforts. Following this tour, CAPT Mitchell served on the staff of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Ship Programs as the Director for Surface Combatants in Washington, DC, until being selected to serve as the SUPSHIP Gulf Coast Executive Officer.
CAPT Mitchell graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a Master of Science in Ocean Systems Management and Naval Engineer's Degree in Naval Construction & Engineering. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.
CAPT Mitchell’s awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, and various other personal, service, campaign, and unit awards.