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Ms. Tracy Riker

Executive Director, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC)

05 December 2023
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Ms. Tracy V. Riker Executive Director, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command

Ms. Riker currently serves as the Executive Director at Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) and Navy Expeditionary Combat Command Pacific (NECCPAC) where she is the senior civilian for the Type Commander Staff responsible for all aspects of the man, train and equip functions for the Navy’s 19,000 plus Expeditionary Sailors and management of an assigned annual $575M OMN budget. Ms. Riker also serves as the NECC representative to the Fleet Readiness Board (FRB). Ms. Riker previously served as Director, Fleet Installations and Environment (N46) U.S. Fleet Forces Command. She was the staff’s primary advocate for Navy shore installation requirements needed to generate and sustain Fleet readiness and operations.

She also served as the command lead for climate change matters. Ms. Riker entered the Senior Executive Service in June 2020. She was commissioned as an Ensign in the U. S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps in July 1992. During her 21-year naval career, Ms. Riker served as trial counsel, legal assistance attorney, and defense counsel at Naval Legal Service Offices in Washington D.C., Bremerton, Washington and Norfolk, Virginia. Ms. Riker served in several operational law billets to include Staff Judge Advocate onboard USS Samuel Gompers (AD-37) where she made a Western-Pacific deployment, Amphibious Group Two where she deployed onboard the USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom and U.S. Fifth Fleet in Manama, Bahrain during Operation Desert Strike.

Ms. Riker also served on several legal staffs including Naval Submarine Base Bangor, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, U.S. Fleet Forces Command as environmental counsel and Submarine Forces Atlantic. Ms. Riker holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science, a Juris Doctor degree from Seton Hall Law School and a Masters in Environmental Law from the George Washington University Law School.

In 2016, Ms. Riker received a Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Leadership from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. Ms. Riker’s other awards include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), Navy Commendation Medal (three awards), Navy Achievement Medal (two awards), and is authorized to wear various other service medals and ribbons. Ms. Riker is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia


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