USS Cowpens
"The Mighty Moo"
LCDR Will J. Chambers
LCDR Will J. Chambers
Executive Officer (March 2010 - April 2012)

A native of New Mexico, Lieutenant Commander Will Chambers graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1996.

His sea duty assignments include tours of duty in USS LAKE CHAMPLAIN (CG 57) as Communications Officer/Assistant Operations Officer, USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70) as Reactor Electrical/Reactor Training Division Officer, USS McCAMPBELL (DDG 85) as Operations Officer, and USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) as Reactor Training Assistant/Assistant Reactor Officer.

His shore assignments include the staffs of the Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Naval Forces Europe as Fleet Readiness Coordinator and Commander Naval Air Forces as an Aircraft Carrier Maintenance Coordinator.

LCDR Chambers’ decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with 5 gold stars, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and various campaign and service awards.


USS Cowpens (CG 63) hosted 120 sixth grade students from Yokosuka Middle School as a part of Team Cowpens
USS Cowpens conducts engineering operational testing
The officers and crew of USS Cowpens (CG 63) pose for a group photo under the ship at at Yokosuka's dry dock six
Lt. Kermit Jones greets children from the Fujisawa City Misono Orphanage during a community relations project sponsored by Cowpe
Navy and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force ships sail in formation.
Vice Admiral Van Buskirk Visits Cowpens
Cowpens Takes a Break in Saipan
Frocking Ceremony
Talisman Sabre 2011 Exercise
Sailors hoist ship colors during special sea and anchor detail aboard USS Cowpens (CG 63) as the ship is moored in Laem Chabang
USS Cowpens (CG 63) Conducts Mk-45 Calibration Live-fire Exercise Underway
USS Cowpens in Busan, Republic of Korea for a port visit
USS Cowpens Gunner's Mate 1st Class Russell Rotolo demonstrates the proper handling and firing procedures of the M-16 A3 rifle
USS Cowpens (CG 63) Visits Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy Sailors
USS Cowpens Sailors Promote Good Will at Hong Kong School
USS Cowpens (cg63)
Rear Adm. Haley shakes hands with Cryptologic Technician Maintenance First Class Ateko Lawson.
Vice Adm. Hunt salutes as he crosses the quarterdeck during a visit to Cowpens.

 Served with...

CMDCM Bryan K. Hawkins
CAPT Paul Lyons


CAPT Thomas C. Disy
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