CDR Homer R. Denius
Commanding Officer (July 2010 - July 2012)

Commander Denius is native of Tallahassee, Florida and raised in Big Horn, Wyoming. He was accepted to attend the U.S. Naval Academy where he graduated and received his commission in 1994.

Following commissioning CDR Denius’ first tour of duty was aboard USS Ardent (MCM 12), where he served as CIC Officer and later, the Operations Officer. In 1997, CDR Denius reported to USS WASP (LHD 1) for his second Division officer tour where he served as the Fire Control Officer.

In 2001, CDR Denius attended the Surface Warfare Department Head School and subsequently reported to USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50) and served as the Operations Officer. In March 2003, CDR Denius reported to his second Department Head tour aboard the USS BATAAN (LHD 5) where he deployed to the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. In October 2006, CDR Denius reported to USS GERMANTOWN (LSD 42) as the Executive Officer where he deployed to the Northern Arabian Gulf with the TARAWA Expeditionary Strike Group.

CDR Denius’ tours ashore include Flag Lieutenant to the Commander, Amphibious Group Two; student at the Naval War College Newport, R.I., and most recently a Congressional Fellowship where he served as the Military Legislative Assistant to Congressman Gene Taylor (MS), Chairman of the Seapower and Expeditionary Warfare Subcommittee.

CDR Denius assumed command of the USS PEARL HARBOR (LSD 52) on July 31, 2010.

CDR Denius’ personal awards include the Navy Commendation Medal (6 awards) and various unit and service awards.

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