Nautical Science III Course Coordinator and Instructor
Professional Maritime Studies
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
A native of Alexandria, Virginia, Lieutenant Norberg graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 2008, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine and Environmental Science. Upon graduation, Lieutenant Norberg was assigned as the Communications Officer and First Lieutenant aboard USCGC Alex Haley (WMEC 39) stationed in Kodiak, Alaska, enforcing domestic and international fisheries laws in the Bering Sea, and Arctic and Pacific Oceans. He then transferred USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62), Carrier Strike Group 5, Destroyer Squadron 15 and Forward Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) Yokosuka, Japan as the ship’s navigator. While on board, Lieutenant Norberg operated in the Seventh Fleet AOR in support of routine security operations from Australia to Russia and responded to the Great Tohoku Earthquake of March 2011. He is currently assigned to the Professional Maritime Studies branch at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut.
Lieutenant Norberg’s personal awards include the Coast Guard Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Commandant’s Letter of Commendation ribbon, Arctic Service Medal, various service and unit awards, and is a qualified Naval Surface Warfare Officer.