|CDR Bradley Duke Coletti
Commanding Officer (February 2017 - April 2018)
Commander Brad Coletti is a native of Peabody, Massachusetts. He graduated from Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, and was commissioned through the OCS program in 1999.
Coletti’s initial shipboard assignments included tours as the Main Propulsion Division Officer and Assistant First Lieutenant aboard USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) and Operations Officer and Navigator aboard USS McCampbell (DDG 85). Upon graduating from Department Head School he was assigned aboard USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) where he served as the Operations Officer and then subsequently assigned as the Operations and Plans Officer (N3) for Commander, Amphibious Squadron Three.
Ashore, he served as the Executive Officer aboard USS Constitution and as a Officer Recruiter for Navy Recruiting District, New England.
Commander Coletti holds a Master of Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island and a Master in Business Administration form Boston University’s Questrom School of Business.
He has been awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (five awards) and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards), as well as various unit and campaign awards.