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Lieutenant Commander Auger enlisted in the United States Navy in 1989. He served as an Aviation Electronics Technician with various helicopter squadrons along the eastern seaboard. His final assignment as an Aviation Electronics Technician First Class was as an instructor teaching SH-60B helicopter avionics weapons systems.
In 1999, LCDR Auger applied and was selected as a candidate for the Enlisted Commissioning Program. He was assigned to the Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps, Jacksonville University as an Officer Candidate and studied at the University of North Florida. LCDR Auger earned his Bachelor of Science degree and was commissioned as an Ensign in the United States Navy in December, 2001. He was designated as a Naval Flight Officer at Randolph Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas in 2003 then reported to Patrol Squadron Thirty where he qualified as a navigator in the P-3C Orion.
In October 2003, LCDR Auger reported to his first operational tour with the “Tridents” of Patrol Squadron Two-Six at NAS Brunswick, Maine where he served as Tactics Officer, Schedules Officer, Line Division Officer, and Readiness Officer. He completed two deployments and qualified as a Tactical Coordinator and Mission Commander. Operations supported during the two deployments included Iraqi Freedom, Deliberate Forge, Active Endeavor and counter-drug operations.
In October 2006 LCDR Auger joined the “Old Buzzards” of Special Projects Squadron One at NAS Brunswick, Maine where he served as the Tactics Officer. He completed multiple detachments in support of various operations throughout the world.
In August of 2009, LCDR Auger reported to Fleet Support Unit Ten at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington where he served as the NATOPS Officer. Qualifying as a Tactical Officer, He completed multiple detachments supporting operations in the CENTCOM and PACOM areas of operation.
LCDR Auger is currently assigned to the War Gaming Department at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport Rhode Island.
LCDR Auger has logged over 2900 flight hours on the P-3C Orion. His personal awards include Air Medal (seven Strike/Flight), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (two), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two), as well as various other campaign and unit awards.