Lieutenant Commander Chadrick O. Withrow
LCDR Withrow enlisted in the Navy is 1995 as an Electronics Warfare Technician. In 1996 he was selected for NROTC and attended the University of Memphis where he graduated and was commissioned in December of 2000.
His sea tours have included service aboard USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG 58), where he served as Damage Control Assistant followed by a tour as Navigator, USS KLAKRING (FFG 42) as the Chief Engineering Officer. LCDR Withrow also completed a tour with Commander, Destroyer Squadron TWO as the Material Officer and Senior Readiness Officer. His deployments have included multiple tours to COMSIXTHFLT AOR, COMFIFTHFLT AOR, a counter-narcotics deployment to the Eastern Pacific and an IA tour in Iraq.
LCDR Withrow’s shore tours have included US Strategic Command, were he served as an Exercise Action Officer in the Joint Exercises and Training Directorate (J7) Afloat Training Group, Mayport, as a Tactical Mentor and Director of Combat Systems. LCDR Withrow is a graduate of the US Army’s Command and General Staff College in Ft. Leavenworth, KS.