USS Princeton
"Honor and Glory"
Commanding Officer (June 25, 2015 - Present)
CAPT Christopher Alexander
Commanding Officer (June 2015 - October 2017)


CAPT 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.

CAPT Alexander is currently the Commanding Officer for USS PRINCETON (CG-59).

 Afloat, CAPT Alexander served as Commanding Officer in USS SAMPSON (DDG 102); 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, CAPT Alexander served as Executive Assistant to Commander, Naval Surface Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet; 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.    

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



USS Princeton Holds Change of Command Ceremony in San Diego
USS Princeton (CG 59)

 Served with...

Executive Officer (August 2014 - June 2016)
February 2, 2018 - Present
Command Master Chief (January 16, 2015 - Present)
(May 13, 2016 - Present)
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