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CAPT Matthew C. Riethmiller

CAPT Matthew C. Riethmiller is a native of Columbus, Ohio. He was commissioned in November of 1996 through the Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, Florida. He is an alumnus of the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio (1996 Bachelors in Civil Engineering) and Old Dominion University (2005 Masters in Environmental Engineering).

Riethmiller’s operational tours include: Commanding Officer, U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) FIVE; Operations Officer, NMCB ELEVEN; First Naval Construction Division Forward; Air Detachment Officer-In-Charge (OIC)/Charlie Company Commander, NMCB THREE; and Commander, Naval Construction Group ONE, Port Hueneme, California.

His shore assignments include: Assistant Public Works Officer (APWO), NAS Meridian, Mississippi; Assistant Resident OIC of Construction, Northern, Italy; Aide to Commander, First Naval Construction Division (1 NCD), Virginia Beach, Virginia; APWO, Norfolk Naval Station, Norfolk, Virginia; Energy Action Officer, Chief of Naval Operations, Shore Readiness Division (N46); Assistant Operations Officer and Integrated Product Team Blue Lead, NAVFAC Washington; Public Works Officer, Naval Base Coronado (NBC), Coronado, California; Operations Officer, NAVFAC EUCOM, AFRICOM and CENTCOM, Naples, Italy; and Executive Officer of NAVFAC Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center, Port Hueneme, California.

He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the state of North Carolina, a member of the Department of Defense Acquisition Professional Community, and a Seabee Combat Warfare qualified officer. 

Riethmiller assumed command of NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic on July 22, 2022.

His awards include: the Meritorious Service Medal (five awards), the Navy Commendation Medal (six awards, one with combat distinguishing device), the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Navy Achievement Medal (two awards), the Combat Action Ribbon, and most proudly, numerous unit awards.

Last Updated: 28 March 2023

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