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Cmdr. William Green

Executive Officer, USS Indianapolis (LCS 17), Blue Crew

03 January 2023
Cmdr. William Green
Cmdr. William Green
Cmdr. William Green
Cmdr. William Green
Cmdr. William Green
Photo By: MC1 Jacob Milham
VIRIN: 230103-N-OW182-0001
 A native of Baltimore, Maryland, CDR Billy Green graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2006 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Ocean Engineering. In 2020, he graduated from the College of Naval Command and Staff with a Master of Arts degree in Defense and Strategic Studies.

At sea, Billy served consecutive division officer tours as Auxiliaries Officer and Navigator in USS TAYLOR (FFG 50). He served his first Department Head tour aboard USS VANDEGRIFT (FFG 48) as the Engineer Officer. Following, he served as the Materiel Officer at COMDESRON 23. In 2017, he assumed duties as Executive Officer and in 2018 as Commanding Officer of the forward-deployed USS DEVASTATOR (MCM 6). He has completed numerous deployments to the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, and Arabian Gulf.

Ashore, CDR Green served as the Advanced Navigation Instructor and Course Coordinator at the Naval Academy and as the Major Command Coordinator and P-XO instructor at Surface Warfare Schools Command, Newport. In 2011, he deployed to the Kandahar Province in Afghanistan with a Provincial Reconstruction Team, where he served as the Information Operations Officer and Electrical Warfare Officer in charge of Counter-Remote Controlled IED-Electronic Warfare.

Currently, CDR Green is serving as the Executive Officer in USS INDIANAPOLIS (LCS 17) (Blue) homported in Mayport, FL.

CDR Green’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (five awards), Army Commendation Medal, Coast Guard Meritorious Team Commendation, and various other unit awards and campaign medals.


 
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