Commanding Officer, NAS Corpus Christi
Captain Ty Jurica is a native of Houston. He enlisted in the United States Navy in August 1989 and completed Recruit Training in San Diego, CA. Upon boot camp graduation, he completed Aviation Structural Mechanic (AMS) “A” School in Millington, TN, followed by Naval Aircrew Candidate School in Pensacola, FL, where he also completed over 10 years of service as an Aircraft Structural Mechanic and Naval Aircrewman in the MH-53E. Jurica took command of NAS Corpus Christi in July 2022.