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News | Jan. 30, 2017

McCabe takes over Susquehanna’s Distribution Operations Team

By DLA Distribution Public Affairs DLA Distribution Public Affairs

Navy Supply Corps Lt. Cmdr. Matthew W. McCabe assumed command as DLA Distribution’s Distribution Operations Team-Susquehanna commander in a Jan. 7 ceremony.

McCabe took over command from Navy Cmdr. Greg Eaton Commanding Officer, who will next serve as commander of DLA-Logistic Assistance Team Philadelphia.

A native of Bedford, Va., McCabe is a 1992 graduate of The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., with a Bachelor Degree in Business.  He earned his Master of Business Administration in 2002 from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va.  McCabe then affiliated with the Reserves and was commissioned as an ensign in the Supply Corps through the US Navy’s Direct Commission Officer program in 2002.  

McCabe’s assignments include: administration  officer for Amphibious Construction Battalion TWO (PHIBCB-2); executive officer for Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Norfolk Detachment 207; supply officer (S4) for Naval Mobile Construction Battalion TWENTY-THREE (NMCB-23); operations officer for Commander, Naval Air Force U.S. Atlantic Fleet Supply; and assistant plans officer (N51) for Navy Supply Systems Command Global Logistics Support.  

His command tours have included officer-in-charge of Navy Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Pearl Harbor Detachment Alpha, and officer-in-charge of Navy Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Bahrain Detachment Bravo. 

He was mobilized and deployed from 2005 to 2006 as assistant company commander, Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Force Customs Battalion Papa, Kuwait Naval Base, in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.  

In his civilian capacity, McCabe is a project manager for the U.S. Army Acquisition Corps Enterprise Resource Planning Program, leading all aspects of data center infrastructure for the U.S. Army applications and logistics information technology operations. 

His decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, as well as other campaign and service ribbons.  He is a qualified Naval Aviation Supply Officer, Navy Expeditionary Supply Corps Officer, and Seabee Combat Warfare Specialist.