Cmdr. Scott C. Luers
USS Boise (SSN 764)
Cmdr. Scott C. Luers is a native of Westminster, Md. He earned a B.S. in Ocean Engineering from the Naval Academy in 1995, and a Masters in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University in 2007.
Cmdr. Luers reported to USS Boise (SSN 764) in January 2013 as the Los Angeles-class attack submarine's tenth commanding officer. Prior sea tours were as a division officer aboard USS Albany (SSN 753), Navigator and Operations Officer on USS Maryland (SSBN 738)(Gold), and Executive Officer on board the USS Hyman G. Rickover (SSN 709) and USS Greenville (SSN 772).
His experiences at sea include six strategic deterrent patrols, a North Atlantic, Mediterranean and Arabian Gulf deployment as well as a transit through the Panama Canal.
Shore assignements were as an action officer on the Chief of Naval Operations Staff for Fleet Readiness after which he became the Flag Lt. to Rear Adm. Kenneth F. Heimgartner. He also served as the Navigation Officer for the Operations, Evaluation and Training Branch of the Strategic Sytems Programs, the Legislative Fellow for Congressman Norm Dicks and the Deputy of the Strategic Actions Group for the Chief of Naval Operations.
Luers has been awarded a variety of decorations, but is most proud of the unit awards that the submarines he has served on have earned during deployed operations.