USS Paul Hamilton
"The Courage to Prevail"
(March 12, 2016 - Present)
CDR Edward P. Bertucci
Executive Officer (March 2016 - August 2017)

A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Commander Eddie Bertucci graduated from Louisiana State University in August 1999 with a Bachelor of General Studies degree.

CDR Bertucci’s first at-sea assignment was aboard USS MONTEREY (CG 61), where he served as Strike Officer and then Navigator. His next at-sea tour was aboard USS RUSSELL (DDG 59), where he served as Operations Officer. He then served as N3/Operations Officer for Destroyer Squadron NINE. From 2010 to 2012 CDR Bertucci commanded Patrol Coastal Crew LIMA, deploying in USS WHIRLWIND (PC 11) in support of Operation New Dawn. During these operational tours, he completed three deployments to the Mediterranean Sea, Arabian Gulf, Pacific and Indian Oceans.

Ashore, CDR Bertucci served as Theater Tactical Mobile Communications Officer and Joint Task Force C4 planner for US Naval Forces Europe in London, UK; as a ship-handling, navigation, and afloat safety instructor at Surface Warfare Officers School; and as an instructor at the Naval Leadership and Ethics Center. While ashore, CDR Bertucci earned a Master of Science Degree in Information Technology from the University of Maryland and a Master of Arts Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.

Commander Bertucci’s personal awards include Defense Meritorious Service Medals, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, and various unit and campaign awards.




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USS Paul Hamilton

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(September 2014 - March 2016)
(March 26, 2016 - Present)
Command Master Chief (February 7, 2017 - Present)
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