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United States Navy
Rear Admiral Scott Robertson is the Director of Strategy, Policy & Plans (J5), North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command, Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado.
He is responsible for North American Aerospace Defense Command strategy, policy, plans and requirements development for the safeguarding of the United States and Canada via assigned missions of aerospace warning, aerospace control, and maritime warning. For the U.S. Northern Command, he leads development of strategy, policy, deliberate plans, and security cooperation with Canada, Mexico and The Bahamas, to accomplish primary missions of homeland defense and support to civil authorities.
Rear Adm. Robertson is a third-generation naval officer. He attended enlisted basic training in 1986 at Recruit Training Command, San Diego, as a non-designated Seaman. He attended the Broadened Opportunity for Officer Selection and Training (BOOST) program, earning a four-year Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) scholarship.
Rear Adm. Robertson attended Norwich University and earned a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering in 1991. He also holds a Master of Science in Systems Engineering from George Mason University.
Rear Adm. Robertson has served in a highly diverse range of assignments, participated in many campaigns, and conducted various operations as a Surface Warfare Officer stationed onboard Cruisers, Aircraft Carriers, and Frigates. He commanded USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) during a seven-month counter-narcotics deployment. He then commanded USS Normandy (CG 60), the first Aegis Baseline 9 warship with Naval Integrated Fire Control – Counter Air capability and took her on a nine-month global-circumnavigation deployment. During that deployment, he served as the Air and Missile defense commander for the USS Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group.
Rear Adm. Robertson’s shore assignments include Aegis Training and Readiness Center (ATRC) as an Air Defense instructor; Joint Staff, J-8 Directorate as the resources and acquisition manager; and Commanding Officer of Surface Warfare Officers School (SWOS) Command in Newport, Rhode Island.
Following his assignment at ATRC in 1999, he spent two years away from active naval service and worked as a weapon systems engineer before voluntarily returning to active duty following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Rear Adm. Robertson’s initial Flag officer assignment was as Commander, Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center where he was responsible for increasing the tactical proficiency and lethality of the Surface Fleet. He then assumed the duties as Commander, Carrier Strike Group TWO as lead of the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group, deploying for seven months to the EUCOM and CENTCOM AoRs. In July 2022, he reported to NORAD & USNORTHCOM as the J5 Director.
His personal awards include the Legion of Merit (four awards), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), Navy Commendation Medal (five awards) and Navy Achievement Medals (two awards).