Commander Michael T. O'Reilly
CDR Mike O’Reilly, a native of Pottsville, Pennsylvania, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2001 with a degree in Systems Engineering.
CDR O’Reilly served as Auxiliaries Officer aboard USS HIGGINS (DDG 76) and USS BENFOLD (DDG 65) from January 2002 to April 2004, and Assistant Training Officer aboard USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA 3) from April 2004 to May 2005.
As a Department Head, CDR O’Reilly served as Chief Engineer aboard USS COLE (DDG 67) from June 2009 to December 2010 and USS MESA VERDE (LPD 19) from March 2011 to October 2012.
Ashore, CDR O’Reilly participated in the Leadership, Education and Development (LEAD) program. He earned a Master’s Degree from the Naval Postgraduate School in Leadership and Human Resource Development, and completed a follow-on tour as a Company Officer at the U.S. Naval Academy. He served as N7 on the ATG Atlantic staff from October 2012 – October 2014, and as Surface ASW Requirements Officer at OPNAV N96 from October 2014 – May 2017.
CDR O’Reilly reported as Executive Officer to USS GRAVELY (DDG 107) in November 2017.
CDR O’Reilly’s personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (7 awards) and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (2 awards).