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Katie Mallory

Katie Mallory is the Corps’ executive officer.

She graduated from Virginia Tech and the Corps of Cadets in 2004 with a degree in communication. She was a member of India and Echo companies, Conrad Cavalry, and served on Regimental Staff as the S-2. 

Mallory commissioned into the U.S. Navy in 2004 and served as a surface warfare officer on the USS Carney, an Arleigh-Burke class guided missile destroyer at Naval Station Mayport, Florida.  She deployed, first to the Mediterranean Sea to escort commercial vessels and defend international shipping channels, then to South America to support regional stability. Mallory served as the general quarters officer of the deck and collateral public affairs officer, for which she earned her Navy Achievement medal. She was also the division officer for the Admin and Auxiliaries divisions.

Mallory transferred to the USS Theodore Roosevelt at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, as a division officer for operations. She served on the aircraft carrier during an extended maintenance availability in Portsmouth and during pre-deployment workups.

She transitioned to the civilian workforce in 2008 as a government contractor on U.S. Navy contracts including the Coalition Warrior Interoperability Demonstration contract, the SEA 21 contract, and the Standard Labor Data Collection and Distribution Application contract, where she trained and supported program administrators for the application. She earned her Security+ certification in 2016.

Mallory is originally from Jonesborough, Tennessee, and is married to Ken Mallory, a 2006 Corps alumnus. They have one daughter, Abigail.