Captain Jack Houdeshell

Capt. Jack Houdeshell, a native of Iowa, received an NROTC scholarship after completing the Broadened Opportunity for Officer Selection and Training (BOOST) program. He graduated from the University of Idaho with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics in 1993 and earned a Master of Science degree in Engineering Acoustics from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. 

At sea, Houdeshell has served with five fast-attack submarines: as junior officer aboard USS Houston (SSN 713); as navigation-operations officer aboard USS Toledo (SSN 769); as executive officer of USS Montpelier (SSN 765); and twice as commanding officer of USS Dallas (SSN 700). 

Houdeshell’s shore tours included serving as submarine officer advanced course director at Naval Submarine School; deputy J-2 for innovation and development, U.S. Joint Forces Command; deputy commander for Submarine Squadron 4; director of training at Naval Submarine School; commanding officer of Naval Submarine School; and most recently as chief of staff of the Undersea Warfighting Development Center. 

He is currently serving as commanding officer of Submarine Learning Center, Groton, Connecticut. 

Last Updated: 23 November 2020

 
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