CDR Moore

CDR Phillip Moore, USN

Associate Professor of Naval Science and Executive Officer

 NROTC Unit University of Hawaii

CDR Moore is from East Haddam, Connecticut.  A surface warfare officer, he is a 2003 graduate of College of the Holy Cross through the Naval ROTC Program. He holds a Master of Arts Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.

CDR Moore has served division officer tours as anti-submarine warfare officer and plankowner on USS Mustin (DDG 89) and as Main Propulsion Assistant aboard both USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) and USS Shiloh (CG 67). As a department head, he served as weapons officer and combat systems officer aboard USS Paul Hamilton (DDG-62).  Post department head, he served with Commander Task Force 70 as ballistic missile defense and tomahawk officer with follow-on tours as auxiliaries officer aboard USS Nimitz (CVN-68) and Commander Pacific Fleet’s Naval Amphibious Liaison Element to 613 Air Operations Center.   He has deployed three times to the Arabian Gulf regions participating in Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom with multiple forward deployed tours in the Indo-Pacific region.

CDR Moore reported to the NROTC unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa in the summer of 2022 where he currently serves as the Executive Officer and Associate Professor of Naval Science.

His military decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and numerous other unit and campaign awards.

CDR Moore lives in Kaneohe, Hawaii with his wife Sachiyo, daughter Sakura, and son Kaito.