Brett Morash, LCDR
Assist and Assess Team
College of Operational and Strategic Leadership
Lieutenant Commander Morash is a 1993 Marine Transportation graduate of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy and currently holds a 2nd Mate Unlimited Tonnage USCG license. His assignments at sea include duty as the Communications Officer aboard USS HARLAN COUNTY (LST 1196), as Damage Control Assistant (DCA) and Navigator aboard USS DETROIT (AOE4), as Weapons Officer and Combat Systems Officer aboard USS BARRY (DDG 52), and as Executive Officer of USS CHANCELLORSVILLE (CG-62) and USS Shiloh (CG-67) forward deployed to Yokosuka, Japan.
Shore assignments included duty at the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Unit (NROTCU) at the College of the Holy Cross and as a student at the Naval War College where he was an Associate Fellow with the CNO’s Strategic Studies Group and Halsey Group. In addition to graduating "With Distinction," he was awarded the 2006 William Middendorf II Award for Student Research, the 2006 Surface Navy Association Award, and the 2004 Admiral "Ike" Kidd Intelligence Award. He served as the Theater Security Branch Chief (CJ-5) and the Maritime Special Projects Officer at Joint Task Force Horn of Africa (JTF HOA) forward deployed to Camp Lemonier Djibouti, and as a Military Advisor to the United States Mission to the United Nations in New York City.
Lieutenant Commander Morash earned his Master's degree in Business Administration from Framingham State College in June 2000. He is currently pursuing his doctorate in the Humanities, at Salve Regina University; his dissertation is entitled "The Rise and Fall of the Union of Islamic Courts."
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