Carl J. Gerhard, Select One

Lt. Cmdr. (ret.), U.S. Navy

Course Director Senior Enlisted Academy
Carl J Gerhard Faculty Profile


Enlisted in the Navy '85, over 30 yrs of service. Selected CPO 2000 while serving as senior courses academic instructor, Naval School of Music. Selected LDO '01. Asgmts- Asst. FLT Bandmaster, USFFC, FLT Bandmaster, US 7TH FLT, DIR, Navy Band NE RI; XO, Naval School Music. Ret Navy'15, served training facilitator, Leadership Solutions Assoc., provided sup ldrsp/mgt training, DOD personnel.Freelance musician, conductor & educator. Actively tours, performs, records throughout the Country. Holds a BS, Roger Williams U, Navy’s MTS designator. Military decorations:3 Meritorious Service Medals, 4 Navy Commendation Medals,5 Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medals, 5 Navy Good Conduct Medals.

Areas of Expertise

  • Leadership

Professional Highlights


Recruit Training, Orlando FL

Navy Band Charleston, Charleston, SC

U.S. Naval School of Music

Senior Courses Academic Instructor
Selected for CPO in 2000
Selected for LDO Bandmaster (6430) in 2001

Assistant Fleet Bandmaster, Commander, Fleet Forces Command

Fleet Bandmaster

Commander, U.S. Seventh Fleet

Director, Navy Band Northeast


Executive Officer, U.S. Naval School of Music


Course Director

Newport, RI

Began serving as the Course Director of the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy, in January 2017


B.S., Degree Roger Williams University

Navy's Master Training Specialist Designator

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Awards and Decorations

Meritorious Service Medal
3 awards

Navy Commendation Medal
4 awards

Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal
5 awards

Navy Good Conduct Medal
5 awards

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