Commander Edison Rush

Executive Officer, USS Manchester (LCS 14) Blue Crew

15 December 2020

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CDR Edison Rush
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CDR Edison Rush
CDR Edison Rush
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VIRIN: 210202-N-N0831-0002
A native of southern New Jersey, Cmdr. Edison Rush graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Logistics and Intermodal Transportation. He is also a graduate of the Naval Postgraduate School with a Master of Business Administration and a graduate of the U.S. Naval War College Advanced Strategist Program with a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies.

His operational tours include serving as the main propulsion officer aboard USS Ogden (LPD 5); navigator aboard USS Decatur (DDG 73); operations officer and officer in charge for PCU San Diego (LPD 22); executive officer and commanding officer of MCM Rotational Crew Swerve aboard USS Gladiator (MCM 11), USS Devastator (MCM 6), and USS Champion (MCM 4).

Ashore, Rush was a plank owner of the Naval Leadership & Ethics Center (NLEC) and served as an instructor in Newport, Rhode Island.

His current assignment is executive officer of USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) Blue Crew. Rush’s personal awards and decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards), and various campaign and unit awards.


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