|LCDR Matthew G. Farrell
A native of Annapolis, MD, LCDR Farrell earned a commission through Officer Candidate School after graduating from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC.
At sea, his assignments include Communications Officer and Training Officer in USS MILIUS (DDG 69) and Combat Systems Officer and Operations Officer in USS CORONADO (LCS 4) Gold Crew.
Ashore, he participated in the US Naval Academy LEAD Program, and served as the 21st Company Officer. Additionally, LCDR Farrell earned a M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College and a M.P.S. in Leadership, Education, and Development from the University of Maryland.
His awards include the Navy Commendation Medal (5 awards), Navy Achievement Medal (3 awards), and various campaign and unit awards.