Executive Officer HELSEACOMBATRON TWO
Commander Gregory A. Langston
Commander Langston is a native of Manning, South Carolina. He is a 2003 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, a 2013 graduate of The College of William and Mary with a Master’s of Business Administration, and a 2017 graduate of the Naval War College. He was designated a Naval Aviator in July 2006 and completed Fleet Replacement Training in the SH-60F/HH-60H at Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron TEN (HS 10), Naval Air Station North Island, California.
Commander Langston’s operational tours include Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron FIVE (HS 5) and Helicopter Sea Combat TWO TWO (HSC 22). During these tours he was deployed aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8) in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Inherent Resolve. As a Department Head at HSC-22, Commander Langston served as the Squadron Safety Officer, Detachment Four Officer-in-Charge aboard USNS Arctic, and Operations Officer.
Commander Langston’s shore assignments include Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron TWO (HSC-2), where he completed the MH-60S transition training and served as a Fleet Replacement instructor pilot, and the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.
Commander Langston’s awards include the Navy Commendation Medal (2 awards), Navy Achievement Medal (2 awards), and various unit, campaign, and service awards. He has accumulated over 2500 flight hours.