Captain Scott Coon
Medical Service Corps
Captain Scott Coon is a native of Boise, Idaho and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Administration from Idaho State University, a Master of Business Administration from Northwest Nazarene University and a Master of Business Administration in Federal Financial Management from Naval Postgraduate School.
He received his commission as a Lieutenant Junior Grade in the Medical Service Corps on September 11, 1998. His first tour of duty was at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland where he served as Department Head, Patient Administration. In 2001 he attended Amphibious Warfare School at Marine Corps University, Quantico, Virginia. After graduation he reported to 2nd Medical Battalion, 2nd Force Service Support Group, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina and deployed to Iraq as the Bravo Surgical Company Commander in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Upon his return he was assigned as the Battalion’s Operations Officer (S3).
In 2005 he attended Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California where his studies focused on Federal Financial Management. In January 2007 he was assigned to National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland as the Deputy Comptroller. From May 2010 to April 2014 he was assigned to the Bureau of Medicine & Surgery where he served as Executive Assistant to the Deputy Chief, Resource Management and in October 2012 became the Director, Wounded Ill and Injured Programs Support.
In May 2014, he transferred to Naval Hospital Naples, Italy as Director for Resource Management. From May 2016 to May 2019 he served as Director for Branch Health Clinics, Naval Health Clinic, Patuxent River, Maryland and as Officer-in-Charge Branch Health Clinic Dahlgren, Virginia. In May of 2019 he assumed the duties as Officer-in-Charge NMRTU Diego Garcia. In 2020 he served as the Assistant Chief of Staff and Director for Administration, Naval Medical Forces Atlantic. CAPT Coon assumed his duties as Executive Officer of Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Cherry Point in September, 2021
His personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Meritorious Service Medal (seven awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (two awards) Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and the Fleet Marine Force Ribbon.
Captain Coon is married to CDR Maria C Coon, MSC, USN and they have four children; AM2 Austin Coon, VAQ138, daughters Bobie Breitwieser and Lauren Coon, and son Dallen Coon.
Coon's previous assignment was as Executive Officer of Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point.