LCDR Travis Murray
Lieutenant Commander Travis A. Murray received a Bachelors of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 2009 and a Masters Degree in Homeland Security Policy from American Military University in 2014. From June 2009 through June 2011, he served as a Deck Watch Officer onboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter SHERMAN (WHEC-720), conducting counter drug operations in the Eastern Pacific. He next served as a Response and Contingency Planning Officer at Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico until June 2013. Next, he served as the Company Commander of the Ceremonial Honor Guard in Alexandria, Virginia from June 2013 to August 2015. From 2015 until July 2017, he served as the Combat Systems Officer onboard CGC STRATTON (WMSL-752), where he oversaw maritime law enforcement operations in both the D11 and D17 area of operations. Upon completion of his underway assignment, LCDR Murray transferred to the District 11 Enforcement Office, where he served as the Section Chief for counter drug operations in the Eastern Pacific from July 2017 to July 2020. He reported to his current assignment onboard CGC ALERT (WMEC-630) in July 2020 as the Executive Officer.
Lieutenant Commander Murray is the recipient of the Coast Guard Commendation Medal, Achievement Medal, Letter of Commendation, Meritorious Service Medals, and other operational and unit awards.