Cmdr. Brian Anthony

Cmdr., United States Navy

22 February 2021

Studio portrait of Cmdr. Brian Anthony
Cmdr. Brian Anthony
Studio portrait of Cmdr. Brian Anthony
Cmdr. Brian Anthony
Studio portrait of Cmdr. Brian Anthony
Photo By: MC2 Jacob Milham
VIRIN: 210222-N-OW182-0002
Cmdr. Brian Anthony, a native of Chicago, Illinoi, spent a year at the Naval Academy Prep School before attending the U.S. Naval Academy, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in General Science in 2003. He received his Masters of Science in Systems Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School in 2010.

Afloat, Anthony’s initial sea tours were in Norfolk, Virginia, aboard USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) where he served as CE, A, and MP Division Officers and aboard the USS Halyburton (FFG 40) as the Damage Control Assistant. His subsequent sea tours were in San Diego as the Engineer Officer aboard USS Gridley (DDG 101) and Yokosuka, Japan as the Plans/Exercise Officer at Destroyer Squadron Fifteen (CDS 15), where he worked closely with the Korean Navy, Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force, Royal Australian Navy, and Indian Navy.

Ashore, Anthony attended the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. He also served as Deputy Executive Assistant to Deputy Chief of Naval Operations Warfare Systems (N9). Most recently, Anthony served as an Operations Action Officer on the Joint Staff in the J-3.

Anthony assumed the duties as Executive Officer aboard USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) in February 2020.

Anthony’s personal decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (3 awards), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3 awards), the Combat Action Ribbon, and various service and campaign awards. 

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