Bridge to Bridge
Bridge to Bridge
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 (11:30 AM - 1:00 PM) (EDT)
Guest speaker Rear Admiral Daniel Fillion will be discussing Leadership.
About Rear Adm. Daniel FillionRear Adm. Daniel Fillion is the proud son of a Navy Chief Petty Officer and a 1984 graduate of the College of Charleston, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business. He also holds a Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University and is a graduate of Air Command and Staff College, Joint Forces Staff College and the Navy Corporate Business Course. Fillion’s afloat assignments include service aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) as navigator and the USS Wasp (LHD 1) as executive officer and commanding officer. His aviation assignments in the SH-3 and SH-60B/R involved tours with Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS-1), Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadrons Light HSL-40, 44 and 46, and Helicopter Combat Support Squadron (HC) 2. He served as commanding officer of HSL-51 and of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 41.
Ashore and staff assignments have included duty in the Politico-Military Affairs Directorate in Joint Staff J5; director of the President’s Emergency Operations Center at the White House; Air Warfare Research, Senior Development, Test and Evaluation budget analyst in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations; Senior Fellow on the Chief of Naval Operations Strategic Studies Group (SSG XXIX); executive assistant to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller).
Fillion’s Flag assignments included Director, Warfare Integration, N9I, Office of the Chief of Naval operations, Director Manpower Account Transition Office OPNAV N10, J3, Director of Global Operations, U.S. Strategic Command, Commander Expeditionary Strike Group 3 (ESG-3) and J5, Director of Strategy, Policy, & Plans, U.S. Southern Command. Rear Admiral Fillion retired from the Navy in December 2020 and now resides in Jacksonville Beach with his wife Bronwyn (retired navy Nurse) and their two children Lauren and Daniel Jr.His awards include the Navy Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit (five awards) and various campaign and unit awards.