Rear Admiral Michael S. Roesner currently serves as Commander Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg/Philadelphia.
A native of Flint, Mich., Rear Adm. Roesner enlisted in the Navy in 1969, serving in VA-44 and VF-126 before his selection for training as a Riverine Patrol Advisor. After a six-month curriculum at Naval In-Shore Operations Training Center, Mare Island, Calif., he served in various locations, primarily with the 3rd Coastal Zone Advisor Group in the Mekong River Delta, Republic of South Vietnam.
Rear Adm. Roesner earned his baccalaureate in Accounting and Marketing from Northern Michigan University, and was commissioned via the Aviation Officer Candidate School in August 1975. In November he transferred to the Supply Corps and completed the Basic Qualifications Course in June 1976. He earned his Master of Science degree from the Naval Postgraduate School in 1982 and completed the Executive Training Curriculum at the University of Michigan in 1997.
His sea tours as a commissioned officer include: Supply Officer, Antarctic Development Squadron Six (VXE-6); Supply Officer, USS Harry E. Yarnell (CG-17); and Supply Officer, USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70).
Rear Adm. Roesner's shore tours include: Supply Officer, Naval Air Facility, Mildenhall U.K.; Navy Stock Fund Budget Officer, Naval Supply Systems Command, Washington D.C.; Defense Logistics Services Center, Battle Creek, Mich.; Force Supply, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, San Diego, Calif.; Deputy Commander for Aviation, Naval Inventory Control Point, Philadelphia; Deputy Commander for Ships and Submarines, Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg, Penn.; and as Commanding Officer, Navy Supply Information Systems Activity (formerly FMSO), Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Fleet Supply, and Ordnance on the staff of Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
His awards include the Legion of Merit (3 Awards), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), Navy Commendation Medal (two awards), Navy Achievement Medal and various campaign/unit ribbons.
Effective date: 26 October 2004