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Charles L Munns

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Nickname(s)  Chuck
Rank  Vice Admiral
Years of service  34

Allegiance  United States
Name  Charles Munns
Charles L. Munns
Born  June 14, 1950 (age 65) Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN (1950-06-14)
Awards  Distinguished Service Medal (two awards) Legion of Merit (five awards) Meritorious Service Medal (two awards) Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards) Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal

Service/branch  United States Navy

Charles L. Munns, retired as a Vice Admiral in the United States Navy. Munns held several posts including Commander, United States Submarine Forces (COMNAVSUBFOR) and Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic (COMSUBLANT). Munns served as commander of the U.S. submarine force from 2004-2007.


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Munns graduated with distinction in 1973 from the United States Naval Academy with a bachelor of science degree, majoring in physics.

Munns received a master's of science in Computer Science from the University of Colorado in 1980. He attended MIT's Seminar XXI on Foreign Politics and International Relations from 1993-1994.

Military career

Munns served in the following positions:

  • Division Officer, USS Seadragon (SSN-584), November 1974-May 1978
  • Instructor, NROTC Unit University of Colorado, August 1978-December 1980
  • Engineer, USS Ethan Allen (SSN-608), August 1981-March 1983
  • Navigator, USS New York City (SSN-696), May 1983-October 1984
  • Executive Officer, USS Florida (SSBN-728) (Blue), January 1985-January 1987
  • Executive Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Staff, CINCPACFLT, February 1987-March 1989
  • Commanding Officer, USS Richard B. Russell (SSN-687), April 1990-October 1992
  • Commander, Submarine Development Squadron Twelve, July 1994-August 1995
  • Fellow, CNO Strategic Studies Group, September 1995
  • Chief of Staff, Commander Submarine Force U.S. Pacific Fleet, July 1996-May 1998
  • Deputy Chief of Staff for C4I, Resources, Requirements, and Assessments (N6N8) on the staff of the Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, April 1998-May 2000
  • Commander Submarine Group Eight; Commander Submarines, Allied Naval Forces South; Commander, Submarine Force Sixth Fleet (CTF 69); and Commander, Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarine Force (CTF 164), June 2000
  • Director, Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI)
  • Commander, United States Submarine Forces, 2004-2007
  • References

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