|CDR Antonio L. Hyde
Commanding Officer - LCS Crew 103
A native of Chicago, Illinois, Commander Hyde enlisted as a Yeoman in the Navy in 1993. He was selected for the Broaden Opportunity for Officer Selection and Training (BOOST) Program and earned his commission from NROTC at University of San Diego in 1999.
Hyde’s sea duty assignments include frigates, destroyers, and littoral combat ships in both the Atlantic and Pacific Fleets. During these tours, he deployed to the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. He served as communications officer onboard USS George Philip (FFG 12); training officer onboard USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) ; department head tour as operations officer onboard USS Klakring (FFG 42); department head tour as operations officer onboard USS Freedom (LCS 1); and executive officer onboard Littoral Combat Ship Crew 103.
Ashore, Hyde served as a strategic planner in Joint Functional Component Command (JFCC) for Global Strike at United States Strategic Command in Omaha, Nebraska. He also served as the training readiness officer and operations officer during the standup of Naval Service Training Command (NSTC) in Great Lakes, Illinois.
Hyde holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology, a Master’s Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College, and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Illinois at Springfield.
His current assignment is commanding officer, USS Fort Worth (LCS 3).
Hyde’s personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, and Navy Achievement Medal.