Commander Chris Alexander
Commanding Officer (August 2010 - May 2012)

Commander Chris Alexander is a native of Key West, Florida. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1992 with a Bachelors Degree in Engineering.

At sea, Commander Alexander served as the Executive Officer in USS HOPPER (DDG 70); Operations Officer for Commander, Destroyer Squadron TWO; Operations Officer in USS ARLEIGH BURKE (DDG 51); Navigator in USS REID (FFG 30); and as Damage Control Assistant in USS WABASH (AOR 5).

Ashore, Commander Alexander served as a legislative fellow on the staff of Senator Edward Kennedy; on the Secretary of the Navy’s staff in the Office of Program Appraisal; on the Chief of Naval Operation’s staff as a manpower requirements officer, and on the Joint Staff as a Branch Chief in the Space and Missile Defense Division and the Strategic Operations Division.

Commander Alexander has earned a Masters Degree in Operational Research from the Naval Postgraduate School.

Commander Alexander assumed command of USS SAMPSON (DDG 102) in August, 2010.



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 Served with...

Command Master Chief (March 2010 - April 2013)
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