CDR Joel Lang 
Commanding Officer

Bio ImageCommander Joel Lang a native of Agoura Calif. graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a Bachelor of Arts in History, and was commissioned through the NROTC program.

Sea duty assignments include: Strike Officer in USS PAUL HAMILTON (DDG 60); Fire Control Officer in USS LAKE CHAMPLAIN (CG 57); Weapons Officer in USS CAPE ST GEORGE (CG 71); Commanding Officer, Patrol Coastal CREW KILO in USS HURRICANE (PC 3) and in USS TYPHOON (PC 5); Assistant Surface Operations/Future Plans Officer in Commander Carrier Strike Group EIGHT; and Executive Officer in USS Ramage (DDG 61).

Ashore, CDR Lang attended the Naval Postgraduate School, in Monterey Calif., earning a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Finance); and served as the Flag Aide/Deputy Executive Assistant to Deputy Commander, US Fleet Forces Command.