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THOMAS J. ANDERSON COMMANDER UNITED STATES NAVY Commander Anderson was raised in Santa Barbara, California. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy and was commissioned an Ensign with the class of 1974. Commander Anderson ' s junior officer sea tours were on board USS DOWNES (FF-1070), USS SUNBIRD (ASR-15), USS BRONSTE1N (FF-1037) and USS FORT FISHER (LSD-40). He was the Executive Officer of USS DENVER (LPD-9). Commander Anderson ' s shore duties have included assignments to the staff of the Officer Candidate School and as a student at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey California where he received a Masters Degree in Financial Management. Commander Anderson has had two assignments to the Chief of Naval Operations, first to the Surface Warfare Programs and Budget Division and most recently, to the General Planning and Programming Division. Commander Anderson assumed command of the USS FORT MCHENRY (LSD-43) September 12, 1991. Commander Anderson has been awarded the Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy Commendation Medal with gold star, and the Navy Achievement Medal. Commander Anderson is married to the former Patricia Powers of Annapolis, Maryland. They have three children, Julie, Tyler and Joseph and reside in San Diego, California. 10
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eristics 40 Knots 30 Knots 200N Miles 10°F to 100T 338,240 368,240 204,325 lb 120,000 lb 150,000 lb 3 ft in 7,132 gal Diesel Marine or JP-5 87 ft 11 in 47 ft in 3 ft 8 in 5 Members Operator, Craft Engineer, Navigator, Group Commander, Troop Commander Seven Troops Deck Hand Engineer Sixteen Troops and Load Master Four Avco-Lycoming TF40B Gas Turbine Each rated at 3955 SHP Max Continuous Two Four-Bladed 11.75 ft Diameter Reversible Two 120 208 vac, 60 Kw Turbomach T-62 APU 24 vdc, Lead Acid Type Attitude Heading and Reference System (AHRS) with Backup Mag. Compass High Speed Velocity Log (HSVL) Doppler Speed Sensor Surface Search Rader VHF, UHF VHF, HF and Man-on-the- Move Sfi
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SAM J. TANGREDI LIEUTENANT COMMANDER UNITED STATES NAVY A native of Redding, Connecticut, Lieutenant Commander Tangredi graduated from the Naval Academy in 1978. His first tour was as Main Propulsion assistant on USS PAUL (FF-1080). Selected as a Carrier Readiness Improvement Officer, he was Boilers P-3 Division Officer on USS Ranger (CV-61). In 1983-84, he served as a Defense Resources Manager in the Program Budget Analysis Division of the Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, where he assisted in developing the organizational concepts of the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) program. He served his Department Head as Operations Officer of USS BERKELEY (DDG-15). Lieutenant Commander Tandgredi earned a MA. degree in National Security Affiars (With Distinction) from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA in 1985 and a Doctorate in International R elations from the University of Southern California in 1989. Prior to assuming duties as Executive Officer, he was a one-year National Security Federal Executive Fellow at the Hoover institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University. He is the author of over forty articles, reviews or other publications on defense strategy and national security issues.
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