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    Commanding Officer

    Commander Jeffrey M. Webb


Cmdr. Jeffrey M. Webb hails from Boise, Idaho. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2003, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in General Engineering. After graduation and commissioning, he reported to NAS Pensacola, Florida, for Aviation Preflight Indoctrination.

Webb earned his “Wings of Gold” in 2004 with the 562nd Flying Training Squadron, Randolph AFB, Texas. He then reported to the “Pro’s Nest” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 30 aboard NAS Jacksonville, Florida.

In 2005, Webb joined the “Screaming Eagles” of VP-1 aboard Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island, Washington. He qualified as a navigator and communicator, Tactical Coordinator (TACCO), Mission Commander, Instructor TACCO, and Primary NATOPS Instructor while completing deployments to 5th and 7th Fleet in support of Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, and the Global War on Terrorism.

Webb graduated in 2009 from U.S. Naval Test Pilot School, Class 135, at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland in 2009. He served as the P-3C Mission Systems and Acoustic Systems Test Team Lead at Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 20 completing multiple test programs in support of the P-8A Milestone C decision.

In 2011, Webb reported onboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) as the Operations Administrations Officer where he qualified as Officer of the Deck Underway, completed a 5th Fleet deployment, and prepared the carrier for its mid-life refueling complex overhaul. Webb graduated from Naval Postgraduate School in June 2015 with a Master’s of Science in System Engineering, with distinction.

Webb reported to VP-9, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, in 2015 serving as the Operations Officer. He led the Golden Eagles through two deployments to 6th and 7th Fleets and a successful transition to the P-8A Poseidon. Webb then served as an Action Officer on the Joint Staff Deputy Directorate for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) Operations, J-32, from 2018-2020. Webb assumed responsibilities as the Executive Officer of VXS-1 in Patuxent River, Maryland in November 2020 and Commanding Officer in 2022.

Webb has accumulated more than 2,000 flight hours across 15 different aircraft. His personal awards include the Air Medal, a Joint Meritorious Service Medal, three Navy Commendation Medals, two Navy Achievement Medals, and various unit, campaign, and service awards.