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Michael J. Steffen
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Navy
Years of service 1992–present
Rank Rear Admiral (lower half)
Commands held Naval District Washington
Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth
Maritime Support Wing
HSL-60
Awards Legion of Merit (3)

Michael J. Steffen is a United States Navy rear admiral and naval aviator who serves as the 92nd Commandant of Naval District Washington and deputy commander of the Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region since June 22, 2021. As commandant, he is responsible for the management and administration of all Navy shore installations in the National Capital Region, including the area's maritime defense. He previously served as deputy commander of the United States Second Fleet, with tours as commander of Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth from August 2015 to April 2017 and commander of the inactive Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 60 (HSL-60) “Jaguars” (now HSM-60).[1][2][3]

A native of Bedford, Virginia, Steffen graduated from Virginia Tech in 1992. He received an M.S. degree in global business leadership from the University of San Diego.[4]

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Military offices
Preceded by
Gil Miller
Commander of Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth
2015-2017
Succeeded by
Jonathan R. Townsend
Preceded by
John B. Mustin
Deputy Commander of the United States Second Fleet
2019-2021
Succeeded by
Brian L. Davies
Preceded by
Carl A. Lahti
Commandant of Naval District Washington and
Deputy Commander of the Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region

2021-present
Incumbent

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