CDR Toy Andrews
Commander Toy Andrews, a native Eagle Scout of Milton, Florida, was commissioned
in 2005 through the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps at the University of
Mississippi after completing a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature.
Commander Andrews has served in a variety of at-sea billets as a career Surface
Warfare Officer with deployments to the Arabian Gulf, Southern Pacific, Mediterranean,
and Indian Ocean theaters. He completed division officer tours in USS MOMSEN (DDG
92) as the First Lieutenant and remained onboard to become the Damage Control
Assistant; Department Head tours in USS BARRY (DDG 52) as Operations Officer and
in USS WASP (LHD 1) as First Lieutenant; then as an Executive Officer-Special Mission
assignment in USS BATAAN (LHD 5) as the Damage Control Assistant. Additionally,
Commander Andrews served a Global War on Terrorism Support Assignment (GSA)
tour as the Requirements Officer at Al Asad Airbase, Anbar Province, Iraq supporting
the Naval Expeditionary Combat Command.
Ashore, Commander Andrews’ duties include Afloat Training Group in Norfolk, Virginia,
serving as a Training Liaison Officer and in the staff of U.S. Naval Forces Central
Command and Commander, and U.S. FIFTH Fleet as lead ballistic missile defense planner.
Commander Andrews’ educational accomplishments include a Master of Science in
Health Sciences – Emergency and Disaster Management from Trident University in
Cypress, California and most recently earned his Doctorate from Purdue University with
research on sustainable disaster and demolition waste management.
His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps
Commendation Medal, and multiple Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals as
well as multiple unit and service awards. Active in Boy Scout leadership/mentorship
and conducting various research on farming and sustainable waste management
projects. He is married to the former Ms. Tanja Junemann of Bremen, Germany, and
together they have two children.