LCDR Molly Lawton

Commanding Officer, USS Cape St. George (CG 71)

05 October 2020
LCDR Molly Lawton
LCDR Molly Lawton
LCDR Molly Lawton
LCDR Molly Lawton
LCDR Molly Lawton
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VIRIN: 210125-N-N0831-0013

A native of Omaha, Nebraska, Lieutenant Commander Lawton commissioned from the NROTC program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. 

Afloat, LCDR Lawton served in USS PRINCETON (CG-59) as CIC Officer and Admin Officer.  Subsequent sea tours included assignments in USS STOCKDALE (DDG-106) as the Fire Control Officer and USS DECATUR (DDG-73) where she served as Weapons Officer, Combat Systems Officer, and Executive Officer.
 
Ashore, LCDR Lawton served in the Current Operations directorate at CNE-CNA-C6F in Naples, Italy, as an action officer in the Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection and the Air Operations offices. She earned her Anti-Submarine/Anti-Surface Warfare Tactics Instructor patch and served at Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center Sea Combat Division as a Surface Warfare Advanced Tactical Training Planner.
 
Her personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and various service and campaign awards.
 
   
     
 
 

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