|CDR Keland Regan
Executive Officer (January 2012 - November 2013)
Commander Keland Regan is from Omaha, Nebraska and a 1997 graduate of The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina; he received his commission through the Navy ROTC Program and entered the Surface Warfare community.
Commander Regan's first duty station was USS INGRAHAM (FFG 61), where he served as Electrical Officer and Combat Information Center Officer. During this tour he was designated a Surface Warfare Officer and FFG-7 Engineering Officer of the Watch. Commander Regan's subsequent sea duty assignment was as Fire Control Officer in USSCOWPENS (CG 63), where he qualified as an Anti-Air Warfare Commander and
Force Air Watch Stander as part of Battle Force Seventh Fleet. Commander Regan was also selected as a Junior Officer Shiphandler of the Year for the Pacific Surface Force in 2000. Commander Regan completed Department Head tours as pre-commissioning Engineering Officer in USS HALSEY (DDG 97), earning theRed "E" for Engineering and Survivability Excellence, and Gas TurbineAssessor for Afloat Training Group Pacific.
Commander Regan's shore duty assignments include Seamanship and Navigation instructor at the United States Naval Academy, Senior Naval Advisor Royal Saudi East Fleet, and Flag Secretary for Commander, Military Sealift Command.
Commander Regan has earned a master's degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College and completed Joint Professional Military Education Phase I. His awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (three awards), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy Achievement Medal (two awards) and numerous unit and campaign awards.