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Work experience

Jan 2010Present

Military Director for USN/USMC Airworthiness

Naval Air Systems Command, Research and Engineering


Dec 1990May 1992

Master of Science

Central Michigan University
Jun 1981Sep 1983

Associate of Arts

The University of the State of New York


A naval officer with more than three decades of experience, Captain Timothy J. Block has served the United States Navy in many capacities, including as a submariner, acquisition professional, surface warfare officer, joint service officer, and naval flight officer. Enlisting in 1975, Capt. Block started out as a Missile Technician for the Polaris and Trident series SLBMs, serving tours on the USS Proteus and USS Thomas Jefferson in the 1970s. Over the course of the 1980s, he earned an Associate of Arts from the University of New York, Bachelor of Science in Education from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, and a Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University.

Capt. Timothy Block carries several years of ashore experience for the Navy, serving numerous posts in different roles. For example, he taught students at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University as a Naval Science Instructor. He also worked as Deputy Intelligence Branch Head of Supreme Allied Command Atlantic, as well as the Commanding Officer for the Strategic Weapons Facility, Pacific, at Naval Base Kitsap in Washington. In addition, after receiving his officers' commission from the Navy Officer Candidate School, Capt. Timothy Block served numerous deployments overseas in the Middle East and Bosnia, initially flying on the A-6E Intruder as a Bombardier/Navigator before transitioning to the E-2C Hawkeye as a Combat Information Center Flight Officer.

In 2005 Capt. Block reported to Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) at Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River in Maryland. At NAVAIR, he served in a myriad of roles as an Acquisition Professional for the command, including Integrated Product Team Lead for the E-2 Fleet, Chief of Staff for the Program Executive Officer-Tactical Aircraft, and Battle Space Networking Deputy. Currently, Capt. Timothy Block remains at NAVAIR at NAS Patuxent River, serving as Military Director for United States Navy and U.S. Marine Corps Airworthiness for the research and engineering command.


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