|Commander Haden U. Patrick
Executive Officer (January 2011 - February 2013)
CDR Patrick resides from Northern Virginia. A 1997 graduate of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, he earned his naval commission through the Naval ROTC program at UVA. He was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in History.
His first tour of duty was aboard USS BOONE (FFG 28), where he served as Combat Information Center Officer and later, the Training Officer. Following successful completion of the Navy nuclear propulsion training pipeline, CDR Patrick reported to the USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) in January 2001 where he served as a Reactor Mechanical Division Officer.
In August 2005, LCDR Patrick reported to USS SAMUEL B ROBERTS (FFG 58) and served an eighteen month tour as the Operations Officer. In March 2007, CDR Patrick reported to the USS DWIGHT D EISENHOWER (CVN 69) as the Reactor Electrical Assistant. Upon completion of his two year tour, he attended the College of Naval Command and Staff at the U.S. Naval War College, commencing in February of 2009. He graduated with distinction, obtaining a Master’s Degree in Strategic Studies as well as the completion of his Joint Professional Military Education Phase 1(JPME I).
CDR Patrick’s tours ashore include assignment as Division Director/Instructor at the Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Charleston, South Carolina and a seven month GSA deployment to Stuttgart, Germany where he directed a watch team in support of the Joint Operations Center at European Command’s Plans and Operations Center.
CDR Patrick’s awards include three Navy Commendation Medals; Joint Service Achievement Medal and various unit and service awards.