Commander Tyson Young
CDR Young currently serves in USS CARNEY (DDG 64) as the Executive Officer. From Houston, TX he graduated from the University of Houston then received his commission via OCS in 2001. He served as Weapons Officer in USS JUNEAU (LPD 10) in Sasebo, Japan, Nov 01-Dec 03. Damage Control Assistant (DCA) in USS HIGGINS (DDG 76), Mar 04-Aug 05. He worked as a DCA Instructor at Surface Warfare Officer School, Sep05-Sep 08. He then reported to USS FARRAGUT (DDG 99) as Weapons Officer, fleeting-up to Combat Systems Officer from Jul 09-Aug 12. Upon completion of his Department Head tours he served as the Anti-Air Warfare Weapons Requirements Officer in OPNAV N96 from Aug 12-Oct 14. Following OPNAV he served in SEA21/PMS 407 as PAPM for CG/LSD Modernization, Nov14-Jan16.
His Military Awards include Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (5), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3), Navy Battle “E” and various Defense Service awards.