Capt. Kevin M. Robinson
U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command
Chief of Staff
Capt. Kevin M. Robinson is a native of Chicago, Illinois. He enlisted in the Navy in 1979, rising to the rank of Chief Petty Officer and commissioning in 1990 through the Enlisted Commissioning Program.
Capt. Robinson has served sea tours in USS Caron (DD 970); USS South Carolina (CGN 37) as Reactor Electrical Division Officer and Main Propulsion Assistant; USS Seattle (AOE 3) as Chief Engineer; USS Stout (DDG 55) as Weapons Control Officer and Combat System Officer; USS Nimitz (CVN 68) as Reactor Training Assistant; and USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) as Reactor Officer. Additionally, he has served as Commanding Officer in USS Grapple (ARS 53) and USS Mason (DDG 87).
Ashore he has served on the staff of Commander, Combat Logistics Group TWO; staff OPNAV N13; and as a planner for USJFCOM Standing Joint Force Headquarters (SJFHQ). During his tour at SJFHQ he deployed to Afghanistan as CREW Engineer, Task Force Paladin and deployed to Iraq as Chief of Plans, Task Force Ramadi. He also served as military faculty and Deputy Director of the Joint Advanced Warfighting School, Joint Forces Staff College (JFSC). Following his tour at JFSC he served as Chief of Plans, Office of Security Cooperation-Iraq from March 2016-March 2017. Prior to arriving as Chief of Staff, Commander, Military Sealift Command he commanded Military Sealift Command, Atlantic.
Capt. Robinson is a Joint Qualified Officer. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and a Masters Degree in Business Administration.