CDR Cox assumed his current duties as the Icebreaker, Buoy and Construction Tender Product Line Manager for the Surface Forces Logistics Center in July 2021. As such, he is responsible for all elements of logistics, deport maintenance management, configuration management, engineering change development, supply support, and casualty maintenance management to support 34-percent of the surface fleet worldwide. He leads a team of 120 active duty military, government civilian, and contracted support personnel in 13 locations nationwide to provide these services.
Previously, he served as the Logistics Department Head for Sector Guam where he was responsible for all facilities management, naval engineering support, personnel management, budget management, property accountability, and contracting support for all CG activities in Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. During that time, he provided logistics support for the CG response to eight separate major typhoons. He also spearheaded major upgrades and improvements to the CG property and buildings in Guam ensuring the CG retains a base of operations in this strategically important region.
A career naval engineer, he has served five years at sea including Engineer Officer of CGC SENECA in Boston, MA. His other assignments include Programmed Depot Maintenance Branch Chief in Oakland CA, Maintenance Manager in Norfolk VA, and Port Engineer in New Orleans LA.
He graduated the US Coast Guard Academy in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He holds a Master of Engineering Management from Old Dominion University and have earned DHS Program Management and Lifecycle Logistics certifications.
His personal awards include the 2017 Perry Award from the American Society of Naval Engineers, CG Meritorious Service Medals, CG Commendation Medals and CG Achievement Medals.
He lives in Maryland with his wife, who is also a CG officer, and two daughters, eleven and eight years old.