Commanding Officer (November 4, 2015 - Present)
CDR Linda Seymour
Commanding Officer

A native of Albany, NY, CDR Seymour graduated from Union College in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and was commissioned as an Ensign in the United States Navy through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
At sea, her assignments include First Division Officer in USS ASHLAND (LSD 48), Reactor Mechanical Division in USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70), Operations Officer in USS MOMSEN (DDG 92), Main Propulsion Assistant in  USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74) and Executive Officer in USS HALSEY (DDG 97).
Commander Seymour was the Commanding Officer of USS HALSEY (DDG 97) home ported in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii from April 2014 to August 2015
Ashore, she served as the Navigation Instructor at Cornell University NROTC Unit, as Speechwriter for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Staff, and as Officer in Charge of the Naval Air Forces Pacific, Nuclear Propulsion Maintenance and Training Group in Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.
Commander Seymour qualified as Naval nuclear engineer in 2001 and earned a Master of Arts degree in English Literature from Cornell University.
Her awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2 awards), Navy Commendation Medal (4 awards), Navy Achievement Medal and various campaign and unit awards.
US Navy Recruiting | No Fear Act | FOIA | | US Navy | US Marine Corps | Navy Reserves | Individual Augmentee | Veterans Crisis Line | Vote This is an official United States Navy Website. This US Government system is subject to monitoring. Please read our Privacy Policy and Section 508/Accessibility Statement.

The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the United States Department of Defense, or the United States Department of the Navy of the linked web sites, or the information, products or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) sites, the United States Department of Defense, the Department of the Navy  does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD web site.