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    Military Sealift Command’s Office in Korea has new Commander

    Military Sealift Command Far East

    Photo By Leslie Hull-Ryde | Military Sealift Command Far East ensures approximately 50 ships in the Indo-Pacific...... read more read more

    26, SOUTH KOREA

    09.01.2022

    Story by Leslie Hull-Ryde 

    Military Sealift Command Far East

    BUSAN, KOREA (Sept. 1, 2022) – Cmdr. Mike Borszich wrapped up his command of Military Sealift Command Office (MSCO) Korea when Cmdr. Patrick Moore relieved him during a change-of-command ceremony aboard USNS Charlton (T-AKR 314) Sept. 1, 2022.

    Borszich, a native of Glendale, Ariz., graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy, where he received a Bachelor of Science in marine systems engineering. He also earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Florida.

    The naval aviator served in several operational roles, including Operation Iraqi Freedom with HSL-44 aboard USS James Williams (DDG 95) and counter-trafficking operations aboard USS Simpson (FFG 56). Other assignments included HSM-35, where he qualified in the MQ-8B Firescout, the Navy’s first unmanned helicopter, and with HSM-48, deployed aboard USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.

    Ashore, Borszich was assigned as a fleet replacement pilot instructor at HSM-40. From Korea, he reports to the office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

    Moore takes them helm of MSCO Korea after a tour at the Missile Defense Agency.

    Originally from Rising Sun, Md., Moore graduated from North Carolina State University with a bachelor’s degree in criminology. He earned a master’s degree in national security affairs, with a concentration in Pacific studies, from the Naval Postgraduate School

    His sea tours include USS Curts (FFG 38); USS Sterett (DDG 104); USS Kidd (DDG 100) and Destroyer Squadron 23. He deployed to both 5th and 7th Fleets as part the USS Abraham Lincoln and USS Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Groups.

    Ashore, in addition to the Missile Defense Agency, Moore has served at Naval Forces Korea and in the Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy.

    MSCO Korea provides direct support to Military Sealift Command ships and serves as a liaison with other local commands. The commander and his team coordinate logistics, husbanding services and port loading. Additional assistance may include coordinating maintenance, mail delivery, bunkering, administrative support and travel.

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    Date Taken: 09.01.2022
    Date Posted: 09.23.2022 06:08
    Story ID: 429930
    Location: 26, KR
    Hometown: GLENDALE, AZ, US
    Hometown: RISING SUN, MD, US

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