U.S.S. Little Rock
Commanding Officer Biography

Bradley D. Long

19 September 2019 - 18 Mar 2021

Page last updated: 20 March, 2021


Commander Brad Long is a native of Reston, VA. He is a 2001 graduate of the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science.

His initial sea duty assignment was aboard USS ROBERT G BRADLEY (FFG 49) as the Combat Information Center Officer after which he completed nuclear power training. He completed subsequent sea duty assignments aboard USS HARRY S TRUMAN (CVN 75), USS NICHOLAS (FFG 47), and USS DWIGHT D EISENHOWER (CVN 69).

Ashore, CDR Long has served as an electrical engineering instructor at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command, as a Requirements Officer and the Deputy Executive Assistant for the Director of Surface Warfare Division on the Navy Staff (N96), and Defense Resource Manager for the Program and Budget Division on the Joint Staff (J-8).

Commander Long holds a Masters of Engineering Management from Old Dominion University. His personal decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (Five), Navy Achievement Medal (Two), and various unit, campaign, and service awards.

Commander Long is currently serving as Commanding Officer USS LITTLE ROCK GOLD.

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