Commander Boba assumed the duties as the Executive Officer of Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown in the summer of 2015.
CDR Boba also maintains his duties as the the Facilities Engineering Division Chief onboard the Training Center which he assumed in August 2012. Leading 10 engineers, 19 military, and 50+ contractors, he oversees the delivery of facility maintenance and repair, information technology support, and barracks hotelling services across a $270M shore plant, 800 permanent party personnel, and more than 8000 annual resident students.
Prior to reporting to Yorktown, Commander Boba was the Executive Officer at Civil Engineering Unit Cleveland providing comprehensive facility design and construction services, environmental and real property support, and capital planning to Coast Guard units throughout the Great Lakes and mid-Atlantic Regions.
Commander Boba’s other career assignments include: Project and Program Manager at Facilities Design and Construction Center Pacific where he completed all the facility upgrades for the homeporting of five new patrol boats and managed the design and construction program for Base Kodiak, Project Manager at Civil Engineering Unit Oakland, CA, and Deck Watch Officer onboard CGC LAUREL in Mayport, FL.
Commander Boba is originally from Gilbert, AZ and a 1996 graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. In 1998, he attended the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana and earned a Master of Science in Civil Engineering. He also holds a Professional Engineering license from the state of California.
Commander Boba is married to Mrs. Joey Fox and they have three sons, Holden (11), Atticus (8), and Tennyson (6).
His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, two Coast Guard Commendation Medals, a Coast Guard Achievement Medal, and the Commandant’s Letter of Commendation with operational distinguishing device.