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CDR Andrew Greenlees

Commanding Officer, USS Tulsa (LCS 16) Blue Crew

12 August 2022
Commander Andrew Greenlees
Commander Andrew Greenlees
Commander Andrew Greenlees
Commander Andrew Greenlees
Commander Andrew Greenlees
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VIRIN: 220812-N-N0831-0003
A native of Parsippany, N.J., Cmdr. Andrew Greenlees graduated from The Citadel and commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Corps program in 2004. Additionally, he holds a Master’s of Science degree in Information Systems and Operations from the Naval Postgraduate School.

His sea duty assignments include communications officer aboard USS Klakring (FFG 42), Boat Detachment 612 OIC for Maritime Expeditionary Security Squadron Six, Operations Officer aboard USS Gary (FFG 51) and Staff Director for Destroyer Squadron 23. During these tours he deployed overseas four times and operated in the European, Central, and Southern Command areas of responsibility. 

Ashore, he served as company commander for Navy Provisional Detainee Battalion Ramadi, Multi-National Forces-Iraq; as the junior officer sea coordinator; as the executive assistant for PERS-4; and as a strategic planner for the Joint Staff.  

Greenlees most recently served as USS Tulsa Blue crew’s executive officer, deploying in 2021 and 2022 to U.S. Seventh Fleet.

He currently serves as commanding officer, USS Tulsa (LCS 16) Blue Crew.

His personal awards include the Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards), Army Achievement Medal, and various campaign and unit awards.

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