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Cmdr. Hiram Andreu

Commanding Officer, USS Minneapolis-St. Paul (LCS 21)

09 August 2022

CMDR. HIRAM ANDREU
CMDR. HIRAM ANDREU
CMDR. HIRAM ANDREU
CMDR. HIRAM ANDREU
CMDR. HIRAM ANDREU
Photo By: MC1 Jacob Milham
VIRIN: 220920-N-OW182-0001
Commander Andreu graduated from Colegio Santiago Apostol, Fajardo PR in 1983. He entered the United States Navy in October 1987.

In 2003, he commissioned under the Limited Duty Officer program and reported onboard USS VICKSBURG (CG 69) to serve as the Electronics
Material Officer. 

In 2009, he laterally converted to Surface Warfare Officer (1110) and served as the Exchange Officer (PEP) in Cartagena, Colombia. His first Department Head tour was as Combat Systems Officer onboard USS SIMPSON (FFG 56). His second Department Head tour was as Combat
Systems Officer onboard USS GONZALEZ (DDG 66). His Executive Officer tour was onboard USS PHILIPPINE SEA (CG 58).

Ashore, he served as Executive Officer to the Deputy J3 and Command and Control Officer, United States Central Command in Tampa.

He is a graduate of the Naval War College, Newport RI and has completed JPME I and II.

His awards include a Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation medal, Navy & Marine Corps Commendation and Achievement Medals, and numerous unit awards. 


 
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