Lieutenant Commander Todd P. Boze assumed the duties as Executive Officer for Port Security Unit 311 on March 18, 2012. PSU 311 is an expeditionary unit responsible for providing port security in support of military or humanitarian operations worldwide, ready to deploy within 96 hours of notification and establishing sustained operations within 24 hours.
LCDR Boze was commissioned in the United States Coast Guard Reserve in 2001. He has a Master of Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the United States Naval War College, and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Management and Marketing from Seattle Pacific University.
LCDR Bozeís previous assignments have included: Weapons Department Head at Maritime Expeditionary Security Squadron 9; Admin Department Head, Waterside Security Officer, Landside Security Officer deployed to Guantanamo Bay, and Communications Officer at Port Security Unit 313; Senior Watch Officer at Sector Seattle; Group Duty Officer at Group Seattle; and a Pollution Investigator and Bunker Monitor Inspector as a Marine Safety Technician 2nd class petty officer at Marine Safety Office Puget Sound. He also serves as a Field Engineering Manager for Cbeyond, a telecommunications company, and is a licensed foster parent.
His military awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Coast Guard Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, The Navy Commendation Medal, the Coast Guard Achievement Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Commandantís Letter of Commendation, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Silver Hourglass, two National Defense Service Medals, five Good Conduct Medals, and two Volunteer Service Medals, as well as multiple unit and campaign awards. He wears the Port Security Unit insignia, and was selected as the 2004 District 13 Junior Officer of the Year and 2007 Port Security Unit 313 Junior Officer of the Year.