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CDR Linzy Lewis III

Executive Officer, USS Mobile (LCS 26) Blue Crew

15 September 2023
Commander Linzy Lewis III
Commander Linzy Lewis III
Commander Linzy Lewis III
Commander Linzy Lewis III
Commander Linzy Lewis III
Photo By: CNSP
VIRIN: 230915-N-N0831-0001
Commander Linzy Lewis III is a native of Houston, Texas and he attended Jack Yates High School located in Houston’s Greater Third Ward area. He attended Texas A&M University and was a member of the Corps of Cadets, assigned to Company H-1, also known as the Rough Riders. His undergraduate degree is in International Studies.
Afloat, Commander Lewis’s division officer assignments were aboard USS Howard (DDG 83), USS Kidd (DDG 100), and USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) where he was the Electrical Officer, Strike Officer, and Weapons Officer respectively. His department head tours were aboard USS Jackson (LCS 6) as the Combat Systems Officer and aboard the USS Manchester (LCS 14) as the Operations Officer. As the Operations Officer he and the crew accomplished the Basic Phase Training cycle, Combat Systems Ships Qualification Trials (CSSQT), Final Contract Trials (FCT), and sailed the ship to Seattle, WA for an out-of-area Post Shakedown Availability (PSA).
Ashore, Commander Lewis attended the United States Naval War College (USNWC) where he earned a Master of Arts in Defense and Strategic Studies. Prior to attending the USNWC, he completed the SUW/ASW Warfare Tactics Instructor (WTI) course of instruction and was assigned to Carrier Strike Group Fifteen (CSG 15) as the Sea Combat Syndicate’s WTI staff officer. At CSG-15 he was responsible for training, evaluating, and certifying DESRONs, PHIBRONs, CSG staffs, and independent deployers for worldwide deployment tasking.

Commander Lewis’s personal achievements are the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (with Gold Stars) and Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (with Gold Star) and multiple unit awards.

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