Commander Ted Wiederholt
CDR Ted W. Wiederholt
Commanding Officer (June 2014 - November 2018)

Commander Ted Wiederholt is an Iowa native and entered the Naval Service in 1998 after graduating from Iowa State University’s NROTC program. He holds a Master’s in Public Administration from Iowa State University and a Master’s in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.

Commander Wiederholt’s first sea duty was in USS NASSAU (LHA-4) as Assault Division, Main Space One Division, and Repair Officer. Subsequent sea tours include serving as Fire Control Officer in USS PORTER (DDG 78) and Weapons and Combat Systems Officer in USS CHOSIN (CG 65).

Shore assignments include duty as a NROTC Navigation and Surface Warfare Instructor at Iowa State University and two tours in the Pentagon on OPNAV’s N3N5 staff and Joint Chiefs of Staff Europe, NATO, Russia division.

Commander Wiederholt recently served as Executive Officer in USS SHOUP (DDG 86), homeported in Everett, WA.

Commander Wiederholt’s personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medals, and various unit and service awards.



Midshipmen Training aboard USS Shoup
USS Shoup Performs 22 Burials at Sea
USS Shoup Holds Fire Drill in Shipyard
USS Shoup Junior Officers Experience Shiphandling Trainer
Shoup Crew Celebrates Reopening of Galley
Shoup Crew Perseveres through SRA Period
Shoup Crew Completes Sea Trials, Enters Basic Phase of Training
Congressman Visits USS Shoup
USS SHOUP Midshipmen Summer Cruise
Broadway Visit
USS Shoup
Shoup Receives Retention Excellence Award, Recognizes Career Counselor
DDG 86

 Served with...

Command Master Chief (August 2013 - Present)
CDR Jeffrey D. Sturm
Executive Officer (October 1, 2015 - Present)
October 1, 2015 - Present
July 28, 2018 - Present
(May 8, 2016 - Present)
(June 26, 2018 - Present)
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