Cmdr. Wayne G. Grasdock is a native of Montana. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering. In 1994, he completed studies in nuclear power for service as a submarine officer.
His sea tours include service onboard USS Flying Fish (SSN 673), USS Atlanta (SSN 712), USS Philadelphia (SSN 690), and USS Nebraska (SSBN 739) Blue.
His shore tours include company officer at the U.S. Naval Academy; Congressional Liaison for the Chief of Naval Operation Submarine Warfare Division; speechwriter for the Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command; deputy commodore for Engineering, Commander Submarine Squadron Eight, and speechwriter for the Chief of Naval Operations.
He holds two Master of Science degrees: Human Resource Management from the Naval Postgraduate School, and Military Studies from the U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College.