Mr. Clifton Mitchell serves as the Deputy Program Manager (DPM) for PMS 300. In his prior job as DPM for PMS 385, he oversaw all acquisition efforts for the Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) and Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) programs. He joined PMS 385 in July 2011 as the Logistics Director, and was selected as the DPM in June 2015. During his tenure with PMS 385, he delivered seventeen new construction, battle force ships. Mr. Mitchell has also served as the Logistics Director in PMS 500, which is the program office for DDG 1000 and PEO Littoral and Mine Warfare, as well as Logistics Director for Surface Mine Warfare where he received the National Partnership for Reinventing Government Hammer award for improving support of the AN/SQQ-32 Minehunting Sonar. Mr. Mitchell is a 2003 graduate of DSMC’s Advanced Program Managers Course. In 2014, he received the civilian meritorious service award, the superior civilian service award, and was named as the Department of Defense Product Support Manager of the year for ACAT II programs. He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.