Captain Brian Anderson was born in Norwalk, Connecticut. Raised in New Hampshire, he graduated from Bishop Brady High School. He attended Saint Michael's College, graduating with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration. He received a dual MBA in Supply Chain Management and Human Resource Management from the Broad Graduate School of Management at Michigan State University in 2007.
Enlisting in the navy in 1992, he attended Recruit Training at RTC Great Lakes, Illinois. His initial assignment was to USS WHITE PLAINS (AFS 4) home ported in Guam. In 1995 he attended Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, Florida where he was commissioned an Ensign in the Supply Corps.
His afloat tours have included Disbursing, Sales and Food Service Officer in USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG 58); Supply Officer in USS PONCE (LPD 15); Principal Assistant for Logistics and Assistant Supply Officer in USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74); Supply Officer in USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73) and USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76).
Ashore tours include Navy Acquisition Contracting Officer Intern at Naval Inventory Control Point, Philadelphia; U.S. SIXTH Fleet Materiel Control Officer and Combat Logistics Force Scheduler at Commander, Task Force 63, Naples, Italy; Navy Program Lead for BRAC 2005 (J-39) at HQ Defense Logistics Agency; CENTCOM Deployment Distribution Operations Center LNO to Office of the Defense Representative Pakistan, Islamabad, Pakistan; Chief, Current Operations in the DLA Joint Logistics Operations Center; Military Assistant and Aide de Camp for Director, Defense Logistics Agency; Director for Afloat Policy, Training and Inspection and Deputy Force Supply Officer at Commander Naval Air Forces, Pacific; and Assistant Chief of Staff for Logistics, Ordnance and Sustainment (N4), U.S. SEVENTH Fleet.
Captain Anderson's awards include the Legion of Merit, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy Commendation Medal (three awards), Navy Achievement Medal (three awards) and various other unit and campaign awards
Commander Sean Neer reported for duty as Executive Officer for NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center San Diego in August 2018.
A native of Sandusky, Ohio, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Ohio State University and received his commission by way of Officer Candidate School, Pensacola, Florida in 2002. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from George Washington University and completed the University of Virginia - Darden School of Business Executive Business Navy Management Resource Program with distinction.
His sea duty assignments include Disbursing Officer, USS Seattle (AOE 3); Material Officer, USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67); and Supply Officer, USS Barry (DDG 52). Ashore, his assignments include Integrated Logistics Support Intern, Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C.; Readiness Officer, Commander, Task Force SIX THREE, Naples, Italy; Innovation Manager, Naval Supply Systems Command. Mechanicsburg, PA; and Executive Assistant to the Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command, Mechanicsburg, PA.
Commander Neer is a member of the Acquisition Professional Community and is designated as both a Naval Aviation and Surface Warfare Supply Corps Officer. He was a recipient of the 2010 Commander, Naval Surface Forces Navy and Marine Corps Leadership award and a joint recipient of the 2014 Admiral Stanley R. Arthur Award for Logistics Excellence - Logistics Team of the Year. His personal decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (2 awards), Navy Commendation Medal (3 awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and various unit and service awards.
Mr. Andrew L. Benson became NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center San Diego’s executive director in August 2019 and is responsible for providing professional and technical advice to the commanding officer on operational matters and the development of policies affecting the command's mission.
Mr. Benson is a native of Philadelphia, PA. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (BA), and Cambridge University, England (MA), he earned his Navy commission through Officer Candidate School. Following completion of Naval Surface Warfare School, he served as Auxiliaries Officer and as Combat Information Officer aboard the amphibious ship USS EL PASO (LKA 117). From 1985-1987, he was assigned as an instructor at the U.S. Naval Academy. In 1987, he transferred to the Navy Supply Corps, subsequently serving on four ships: USS BRADLEY (FF-1041), in San Diego, and USS FIFE (DD 991), in Yokosuka, Japan. From 1994-1996, he served as Assistant Supply Officer aboard USS PELELIU (LHA-5), San Diego, and from 1998-2000, as Supply Officer of USS BRIDGE (AOE-10), based in Bremerton, Washington. Ashore, he served at Navy Supply Center, Jacksonville, Fla. from 1990-1991, following which, he served as Speechwriter to the Chief of Naval Operations. From 1996-1998, he served as Director, Configuration, Allowance and Platform Management Division, Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg, Pa., followed by two years as branch chief in the Fleet Logistics Operations Directorate, Naval Supply Systems Command.
Following his selection to Captain in 2001, he was assigned as Executive Assistant to the Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command, and subsequently, in 2002, to the Joint Staff, where he served as Chief, Sustainment and International Logistics Branch, and as Chief, Capabilities and Strategy Division. In June 2005, he took command of U. S. Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Yokosuka, Japan. Following three years in command, he was assigned as the Assistant Chief of Staff for Logistics (Code N41), Commander Naval Surface Forces, Coronado, CA. He retired from the Navy on 1 November 2011 and served as Executive Director for NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka from 2014-2019.
Entering the private sector, he led and established in 2012, Supreme Global Services, Asia LLP - a branch office of the Supreme Group in Singapore, a total global logistics provider.
Andrew Benson's military awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, and Navy Achievement Medal, and various campaign and unit awards. He is a qualified Surface Warfare Officer, Surface Warfare Supply Corps Officer, and Naval Aviation Supply Officer. He is a graduate of Stanford Graduate School of Business's Executive Program in Strategy and Organization, and the Advanced Management Program at Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, at Chapel Hill.
Senior Chief Wells assumed responsibilities as Command Senior Chief for NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center San Diego in February 2018. A native of Texas, he enlisted in the United States Navy in September of 1995. Following completion of basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois, he reported to Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Training Center San Diego, where he completed Sonar Technician (Surface) 'A' and 'C' schools.
Senior Chief Wells' afloat assignments include service aboard USS Decatur (DDG 73), USS Kidd (DDG 100), USS James E. Williams (DDG 95), USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), and USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Ashore, he completed two assignments at Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Training Center San Diego.
A graduate of both the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy and the Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat Course in Newport, Rhode Island, he has earned Enlisted Surface Warfare, Enlisted Aviation Warfare, and Master Training Specialist designations.
His personal decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (five awards), and various unit and campaign awards.