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LCDR Andrew Grimm

Past Executive Officer, USS Sterett (DDG 104)

24 May 2023
Lieutenant Commander Andrew Grimm
Lieutenant Commander Andrew Grimm
Lieutenant Commander Andrew Grimm
Lieutenant Commander Andrew Grimm
Lieutenant Commander Andrew Grimm
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VIRIN: 230524-N-N0831-0002
Lieutenant Commander Andrew Grimm was raised in the city of Blythe, California.  He attended Fort Lewis College in Colorado, where he received a BS in Psychology, graduating in 2009.  

LCDR Grimm received his commission from Navy Officer Candidate School in October of 2012.  After attending Officer Candidate School in Newport, RI, he reported to USS PATRIOT (MCM 7) in Sasebo, Japan as Communications Officer. During his time onboard he also served as Training Officer and Assistant Chief Engineer. 

In August 2015, LCDR Grimm reported to the USS PORTER (DDG 78) in Rota, Spain as Navigator. Onboard he participated in numerous international exercises, over 150 restricted water transits, and tomahawk strikes on the al-Shayrat airfield in Syria.  

In September 2017, LCDR Grimm reported to the United States Naval Academy as Summer Training Logistics Officer. He was responsible for the coordination of lodging and transportation for over 3000 midshipmen each year, and managed a budget of $3M. He also taught intro to Seamanship and Navigation to 1st year midshipmen. 

In September of 2021, he checked aboard USS STERETT (DDG 104) as Operations Officer, and took over as Combat Systems Officer in September of 2022. He assumed duties as Executive Officer in May of 2023.

His awards include the Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medal (5 awards), the Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal (1 award) and various campaign and unit awards.

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