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Cmdr. Bethany R. Burdick

Executive Officer, USS Mitscher (DDG 57)

18 May 2022
Cmdr. Bethany R. Burdick
Cmdr. Bethany R. Burdick
Cmdr. Bethany R. Burdick
Cmdr. Bethany R. Burdick
Cmdr. Bethany R. Burdick
Photo By: MC1 Jacob Milham
VIRIN: 220518-N-OW182-0001
 Commander Bethany R. Burdick, a native of central Pennsylvania, is a 2006 graduate of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.  Commander Burdick earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.  She also earned a Master’s degree in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University in 2013.
 
A career nuclear surface warfare officer, Commander Burdick’s shipboard assignments include USS LASSEN (DDG 82) as Communications Officer and Fire Control Division Officer, USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65) as Auxiliaries Division Officer, USS FITZGERALD (DDG 62) as Operations Officer, and USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72) as Main Propulsion Assistant.   Ashore, she served as Shift Engineer at Naval Nuclear Power Training Unit Charleston in Goose Creek, South Carolina. Most recently, she completed her Integrated Air and Missile Defense Warfare Tactics Instructor production tour as the Training and Exercises Lead for Commander, Task Force SIX FOUR in Naples, Italy.
 
Her personal decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, and various unit, campaign, and service awards.Commander Bethany R. Burdick, a native of central Pennsylvania, is a 2006 graduate of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.  Commander Burdick earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.  She also earned a Master’s degree in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University in 2013.
 
A career nuclear surface warfare officer, Commander Burdick’s shipboard assignments include: USS LASSEN (DDG 82) as Communications Officer and Fire Control Division Officer, USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65) as Auxiliaries Division Officer, USS FITZGERALD (DDG 62) as Operations Officer, and USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72) as Main Propulsion Assistant.   Ashore, she served as Shift Engineer at Naval Nuclear Power Training Unit Charleston in Goose Creek, South Carolina. Most recently, she completed her Integrated Air and Missile Defense Warfare Tactics Instructor production tour as the Training and Exercises Lead for Commander, Task Force SIX FOUR in Naples, Italy.
 
Her personal decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, and various unit, campaign, and service awards.
 
 
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