John David Hudson, Select One

Capt., U.S. Navy

Course Facilitator Naval Leadership and Ethics Center
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Biography

CAPT Hudson enlisted in the Navy in 1994 as a Yeoman. He completed recruit training RTC Orlando, FL and Yeoman A School NTTC Meridian, MS and was assigned to NRRC Kearny, NJ. He was commissioned as a Supply Corps Officer in 1996 after graduating from OCS Pensacola, FL. Upon graduation from Supply Corps School in Athens, GA in 1997, he was assigned to Naval Reactors. He then served as the Material Officer onboard USS GEORGE WASHINGTON. CAPT Hudson laterally transferred to Human Resources in 2004. His assignments include OPO NRD Dallas, TX, TRAINO USS JOHN F KENNEDY, CO 10TH BN/Jacksonville, FL MEPS, Deputy Total Force Manpower, NRSW, and Director, Manpower and Human Resources, NRC.

Areas of Expertise

  • Ethics
  • Leadership

Professional Highlights

2017

Instructor

Assigned as instructor at Naval Leadership and Ethics Center.
2014

Director

Reported to Navy Recruiting Command, Millington, TN as the N1 Director (Manpower and Human Resources).
2014

Student

Awarded Master of Arts Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from Naval War College, Newport, RI.
2011

Deputy

Reported as Deputy, Total Force Management on staff of Navy Region Southwest, San Diego, CA.
2008

Commander

Assumed command of 10TH Battalion/Jacksonville, FL Military Entrance Processing Station.
2007

Officer in Charge

Served as Officer in Charge of Personnel Support Detachment, Jacksonville, FL.
2005

Training Officer/Force Management Officer

Reported as Training Officer for USS JOHN F KENNEDY (CV 67). Served as Force Management Officer for Coalition Joint Task Force Phoenix, Kabul, Afghanistan during decommissioning availability.
2003

Officer Programs Officer

Reported as Officer Programs Officer for Navy Recruiting District Dallas, TX.
2002

Material Officer (S-8)

Reported to USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN-73) as the Material Officer.
1997

Supply Officer

Served as budget and logistics officer on staff of Naval Reactors, Washington, DC.

Education

M.A., Naval War College, 2014, National Security and Strategic Studies

B.A., Washington and Lee University, 1994, History

Related Credentials

Professional in Human Resources Certification 2010 (Recertified 2013 and 2017)

Naval Aviation Supply Officer 2003

Awards and Decorations

Legion of Merit
2017

Defense Meritorious Service Medal
2011

Meritorious Service Medal
2007, 2013

Navy Commendation Medal
2002, 2005, 2008

Navy Achievement Medal
1995, 2003, 2007

Officer Programs Officer of the Year
2005

Honor Graduate Yeoman A School
1994

News, Media, & Events

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23rd International Seapower Symposium

Sep. 18, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841
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Cheer Up Admiral Sims!! There Still is No Naval War College

Apr. 20, 2018
U.S. Naval Institute
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