At sea, Baxter served as the First Lieutenant onboard USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) and the Training Officer onboard USS Laboon (DDG 58). He deployed to the Sixth Fleet areas of responsibility and earned his Surface Warfare Qualification. Ashore, he served at N130C Pay and Allowance at the Bureau of Naval Personnel, and Navy Recruiting District Atlanta as the Operations Officer. Baxter assumed the duties as Executive Officer, Naval Support Activity Panama City in August 2022.
His awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards), and numerous unit and campaign awards. He is certified by the Human Resources Certification Institute as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR), and has completed Joint Professional Military Education Phase I.
Last Updated: 2 August 2022