Commander Joel Lang
Commander Joel Lang a native of Agoura Calif. graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder, in 1998 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) (1998-2001); Fire Control Officer in USS LAKE CHAMPLAIN (CG 57) (2001-2002); Weapons Officer in USS CAPE ST GEORGE (CG 71) (2005-2006); Commanding Officer, Patrol Coastal CREW KILO in USS HURRICANE (PC 3) and in USS TYPHOON (PC 5) (2007-2008); and Assistant Surface Operations/Future Plans Officer in Commander Carrier Strike Group EIGHT (2010-2012).
Ashore, CDR Lang attended the Naval Postgraduate School, in Monterey Calif., earning a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Finance) and completed Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) Phase I (2004); he served as the Flag Aide/Deputy Executive Assistant to Deputy Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (2008-2010); and attended the Joint Forces Staff College, in Norfolk Va. where he completed JPME PH II (2010).
CDR Lang currently serves as Executive Officer onboard USS RAMAGE (DDG 61).