MSC Central

Capt. Timothy Gibboney, USN

Commander, Logistic Forces, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command
Commodore, Military Sealift Command Central
Commander, Task Force 53

Captain Gibboney attended Boot Camp at Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, in 1984 as a Machinist Mate. After completing MM "A" School, Nuclear Power School, and Nuclear Prototype training, he was assigned as a Staff Instructor at the Ballston Spa Training Facility. In 1989, he was awarded a four-year NROTC scholarship and attended The Ohio State University, graduating in 1994 with a Bachelor's degree in Welding Engineering.

Captain Gibboney's sea tours include: USS Ramage (DDG 61) as the Strike Officer and Damage Control Assistant, USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) as the Weapons Officer and Combat Systems Officer, and USS McFaul (DDG 74) as the Executive Officer. His most recent sea assignment was Commanding Officer of USS Rodney M Davis (FFG 60).

Captain Gibboney's previous shore assignments were Navy Recruiting District Ohio, United States Naval Academy Professional Development, and a Federal Executive Fellowship at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory. He also completed an Individual Augmentation assignment to Commander, U.S. Fifth Fleet in Bahrain. His last shore tour was with the Chief of Naval Operation (OPNAV) N81 where he was the Branch Head for Sea Strike.

He holds a Master of Science degree in Human Service Relations from Franklin University and Master of Arts Degree in Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.

Captain Gibboney's personal decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards) and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (five awards).