Commanding Officer: LT Jason Heinen, USN (Ret.) - Jason M. Heinen enlisted into the United States Navy in June of 2000 from San Antonio, Texas. He attended Nuclear Machinist Mate “A” School, Naval Nuclear Power School, and Naval Nuclear Prototype Unit, subsequently laterally converted to a Cryptologic Technician (Maintenance) in November of 2002. Upon successful graduation of “A” school and two “C” schools, he was assigned to the USS Vella Gulf (CG-72) in 2003. There he advanced to Second Class Petty Officer, and was selected as JSOQ. This tour included a Persian Gulf Deployment and Baltic Operations. In 2006, he accepted order to the Personnel Exchange Program Canada, Canadian Forces Station (CFS) Leitrim in Ottawa, Ontario. Highlights of this tour included a three month deployment to CFS Alert, an isolated station lying within the arctic circle approximately 200 miles south of the North Pole; and promotion to First Class Petty Officer. In October of 2008, Petty Officer Heinen transferred to the USS George H. W. Bush (CVN-77) as the Leading Petty Officer, member of the commissioning crew, and part of the maiden deployment in 2011. In April of 2012, he was commissioned under the Limited Duty Officer Program and upon completion of two intermediate schools he transferred to Fleet Cyber Command/C10F. In October of 2015 he transferred to the USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) and completed one Persian Gulf deployment and supported emergency response efforts in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. In February of 2018 he transferred to San Antonio Texas. He assumed command of the Alamo Battalion in July, 2021.
Supply/Recruiting Officer: CTN2 Orlando Narvaez, USN- Orlando Narvaez enlisted into the United States Navy in February of 2018 from Atlanta, Georgia after successfully retiring as a Police Officer with more than 13 years from the Atlanta Police Department. He attended Cryptologic Technician Networks “A” School, Corry Station, Pensacola, Florida in November 2018. Upon successful graduation from “A” school, he was assigned to Cryptologic Warfare Activity (CWA) 67, Fort Meade, Maryland, in support of the U.S. Navy and the National Cryptologic Enterprise in Global Information Warfare missions and hardening of the Department of Defense networks security posture. There, he advanced to Second Class Petty Officer under the Meritorious Advancement Program after he was selected as Blue Jacket of the Fourth Quarter 2020 and Blue Jacket of the Year 2020. In 2021, CTN2 transferred to Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC), San Antonio, Texas where he works in 600 Cyber Missions Team strengthening our nation's ability to withstand and respond to cyber-attacks. In February 2022, he joined Alamo Battalion.