Commander Pat Eliason
CDR Pat Eliason is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2000 with a degree in Economics.
His sea duty assignments include Communications Officer in USS ROBERT G BRADLEY (FFG 49); Machinery Division Officer in USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65); Operations Officer in USS ROSS (DDG 71); and Main Propulsion Assistant in USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71).
Ashore, he served as an Instructor at the United States Naval Academy; Surface Nuclear Detailer at Navy Personnel Command (PERS-412N); and a Counterterrorism Planner at United States Special Operations Command and liaison to the Joint Staff J5 Transregional Threats Coordination Cell.
CDR Eliason earned his Masters of Engineering Management from Old Dominion University and is a Joint Qualified Officer. He assumed his current position as Executive Officer, USS THE SULLIVANS (DDG 68) in June 2017.