Commander McIntyre is a native of Midlothian, Virginia. He graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology and received his commission through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps in December 2002. He received a Master of Science in Hydrography from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2008 and a Master of Science in Tactical Oceanography and Meteorology from the Naval Postgraduate School in 2013.
Commander McIntyre reported onboard USS BUNKER HILL (CG-52) from 2003 to 2005 where he served as Communications Officer and later as Combat Information Center Officer, completing two Western Pacific deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Commander McIntyre then reported onboard USS JARRETT (FFG-33) from 2005 to 2006 where he served as the Training Officer, completing one Southern Pacific counter-narcotics deployment.
Commander McIntyre redesignated to Special Duty Officer (Oceanography) in 2007. As a METOC Officer, he served at Fleet Survey Team from 2007 to 2010 as Expeditionary Division Officer and later as Special Projects Officer and Deputy Survey Support Department Head, where he received a Category-A Certification in Hydrography and qualified as Hydrographer in Charge. He served at Naval Oceanography Special Warfare Center from 2013 to 2015 and was attached to Naval Special Warfare Reconnaissance Team ONE, where he served as Cross Functional Troop Officer in Charge, supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.
Commander McIntyre’s shore assignments include the Oceanographer and Navigator of the Navy staff from 2015 to 2017 where he served as Unmanned Undersea Vehicle Requirements Officer and Undersea Warfare Action Officer. He served on the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 2017 to 2019 where he supported the Deputy Director of Intelligence for Battlespace Awareness as the Branch Chief for Environmental and Geospatial Intelligence capabilities. Commander McIntyre recently served as Commanding Officer of the Naval Oceanography Mine Warfare Center from 2019 to 2021.
Commander McIntyre has received the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2nd award), Naval and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2nd award), Naval and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (4th award) and various unit awards and ribbons.