Capt. Meger Chappell

Capt. Chappell graduated high school in Indiana and is a native of Illinois.  He is a 1997 graduate of Norfolk State University and also attended Old Dominion University.  He holds masters degrees in both Management and Business Administration.  He completed Joint Professional Military Education and earned a master's in Military Operational Art and Science at Air Command and Staff College. Chappell also holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration.

Chappell's operational assignments consisted of tours in USS Arthur W. Radford (DD 968), USS Carr (FFG 52), USS Elord (FFG 55), Destroyer Squadron 28, and USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) where he served as executive officer from June 2014 through November 2015 and commanding officer from March 2016 through August 2017. 

Ashore, Chappell served in Afloat Training Group Norfolk.  He also served as Surface Warfare Officer First Tour Department Head Detailer in PERS 41. Chappell later served in Navy Manpower Analysis Center as Afloat Programs Department Head. Chappell’s most recent shore assignment was Deputy Commodore in Littoral Combat Ship Squadron 2. 

Chappell holds various decorations and awards, including the Meritorious Service Medal (2x), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (6x), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (5x).