|CDR Larry Repass
Commanding Officer - Blue Crew
Commander Larry Repass is a native of Chicago, Illinois, where he enlisted in the United States Navy.
After attaining the rank of senior chief operations specialist, he was commissioned as a chief warrant officer, and later transitioned to the limited duty officer community as a lieutenant junior grade. After achieving designation as a surface warfare officer, Repass became an unrestricted line officer in 2003.
Repass’s afloat assignments as a commissioned officer include serving as assistant operations officer aboard USS Reuben James (FFG 57), combat information center officer aboard USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), naval gunfire officer in the 2nd Division of the 10th Marine Regiment, operations officer aboard USS Shoup (DDG 86), and training officer for Commander, Destroyer Squadron Nine.
Ashore, he has served in the assessments division for the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV N81) as an afloat readiness analyst, and most recently at Commander, Naval Surface Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet as the littoral combat ship requirements officer (N8B). He also served as executive officer of Littoral Combat Ship Crew 203 embarking on PCU Jackson (LCS 6) and deploying with USS Coronado (LCS 4).
Repass is currently serving as the commanding officer of USS Coronado (LCS 4) Blue Crew.
Repass holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Science from Hawaii Pacific University (1997) and a Master’s of Science in Operations Research from the Naval Postgraduate School (2006).
Repass’s personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (2), the Navy Commendation Medal (8), Navy Achievement Medal (4), as well as various unit and campaign awards.