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Captain Christopher Horgan is a native of Wisconsin, graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, a Master's Degree in Mathematics and Operations Research from Pennsylvania State University and was commissioned through Officer Candidate School in 1998.
CAPT Horgan’s sea tours include numerous division officer assignments board USS Toledo (SSN 769), engineer officer aboard USS Louisiana (Gold) (SSBN 743), and executive officer aboard USS Jefferson City (SSN 759). He commanded USS Maryland (Gold) (SSBN 738) in King’s Bay, GA. CAPT Horgan was recognized by the United States Submarine League with the Charles Lockwood Award for Professional Excellence.
Ashore, he has served as a Mathematics Instructor at the United States Naval Academy, Junior Board Member on the Pacific Fleet Nuclear Propulsion Examining Board, Branch Chief for ICBM and SLBM capabilities in the J-8 directorate at USSTRATCOM, on the staff of Submarine Group 10, and as Senior Member for the COMSUBLANT Combat Readiness Evaluation team.
CAPT Horgan’s awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Commendation Medal, Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy-Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and various unit and service awards.
CAPT Chris Horgan assumed the duties of the Commanding Officer of Naval Weapons Station Yorktown and Cheatham Annex 24 September 2021.
Last Updated: 10 June 2022