Deputy Commander 
CAPT Christopher M. Engdahl
Deputy Commander

Captain Chris Engdahl is a native of South Bend, Indiana and a 1990 graduate of the United States Naval Academy where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in History and was commissioned as an Ensign. Additionally, Captain Engdahl completed Naval Nuclear Power training and has received a Master of Science Degree in National Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.

Captain Engdahl's initial sea tour was as Damage Control Assistant in USS CALIFORNIA (CGN 36). Subsequent sea tours include duties as Nuclear Quality Assurance Officer and Reactor Training Assistant in USS NIMITZ (CVN 68), Operations Officer in USS FLETCHER (DD 992), Executive Officer in USS RENTZ (FFG 46) and Commanding Officer USS ELROD (FFG 55). He served ashore as Department Head, Steam Engineering Directorate at Surface Warfare School Command, Newport Rhode Island. Subsequent shore tours include Strategic Planner for the War on Terrorism Directorate on the Joint Staff. Captain Engdahl's most recent assignment was as Director for Surface Nuclear Programs at Navy Personnel Command Millington, Tennessee.

Captain Engdahl's personal decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal and various unit and campaign awards.
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