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Lieutenant Commander Gary L. Hudson

Lt. Cmdr. Gary Hudson, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, enlisted in the U.S. Navy in August 1991and completed yeoman “A” school in Meridian, Mississippi. In April 2008, he was selected for the limited duty officer Program and commissioned as an administrative officer. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and two master’s degrees in human resource management and education from Touro University in New York City. He has completed Naval War College – Joint Professional Military Education Phase I.
His sea duty assignments include Strike Fighter Squadron 213 (VFA-213) “Blacklions” at Naval Air Station, in Miramar, California; USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72); Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5; NMCB 3, as the administrative/legal officer; USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) as the administrative/public affairs officer; and USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) as the ship’s administrative officer.
Ashore, Hudson served with Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, in the Staff Judge Advocate’s office; Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing 2 in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii; Navy Region Midwest as flag secretary to the Commander; Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 101 as the administrative officer; Personnel Support Detachment Bahrain as officer in charge; and as the deputy force personnel readiness & enlisted distribution for Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, in San Diego.
Hudson reported as executive officer for Surface Warfare Engineering School Command Great Lakes in October 2022.
His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (six awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (eight awards, one with Combat “V”), Combat Action Ribbon, Presidential Unit Citation, Good Conduct Medal (five awards) and other various personal and unit awards.

Last Updated: 8 March 2023

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