Full Name
CAPT Manuel Xavier Lugo, USN
Job Title
Branch Head for Logistics Information and Emerging Technology
Company
OPNAV N414
Speaker Bio
Captain Xavier Lugo assumed his current position in July 2019.

A Supply Officer with 26 years of Active Duty Service. He holds a Masters of Science degree in Operations Research from the Naval Post Graduate School, and a Bachelors of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is also an Executive Program graduate from Tuck at Dartmouth. Prior to serving as OPNAV N414, CAPT Lugo served as N4 (Plank Owner) for the US SECOND FLEET.

In addition to US SECOND FLEET, his operational assignments include serving as Supply Officer onboard USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN-72), Norfolk, VA; S1/S8 Officer onboard the USS JOHN F KENNEDY (CV-67), Mayport, Florida; and as Supply Officer onboard the USS CUSHING (DD-985), Yokosuka, Japan. He has also deployed to IRAQ as the Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA) Forward Operations Officer.

Staff and ashore assignments include instructor at Supply Corps School, Senior Analyst at DLA HQ, Director of Operations Research at NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support Command, and Readiness Officer for United States Fleet Forces Command, Code N41.

CAPT Lugo’s awards include the Legion of Merit, the Defense Meritorious Service Medals (two awards), the meritorious service medal (three awards), the Navy Commendation Medal (four awards), the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Navy Achievement Medal, the Defense Service medal (two awards), and several other personal medals and unit commendations.

CAPT Lugo is a native of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. He enlisted in the Navy in 1995 as part of the BDCP (Bachelor Degree Completion Program [NFO]) while attending Georgia Tech, and received his commission in 1996 via the Officer Candidate School (OCS) in Pensacola, FL.

CAPT Lugo has a daughter, Catalina (19) and a son, Felipe (14).
Manuel Xavier Lugo, USN