Military Bios

Rear Admiral Anthony W. Lengerich:

Military Branch:United States Navy
Position: Vice Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command
Rear Admiral Lengerich, a native of Redlands, Calif., received his commission in 1971 through the NROTC scholarship program at the University of Colorado, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. He earned a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School in 1982 and is an alumnus of the Defense Systems Management College and Cornell University's Executive Management Program.
Rear Adm. Lengerich sea assignments include service as Communications Officer aboard USS Gurke (DD 783); Staff Communications Officer for the Commander, Seventh Fleet aboard USS Oklahoma City (CLG 5); Operations Officer in USS Badger (FF 1071); and Operations and Combat Systems Officer for Commander Destroyer Squadron Thirteen. He also served as Assistant Surface Operations Officer and Scheduler for Commander, Carrier Group Two and briefly as Scheduler for Commander, Cruiser Destroyer Group Twelve. He qualified as a Surface Warfare Officer and was designated as "Qualified for Command at Sea" during these tours.
His shore assignments include Naval Communications Unit London, U.K., where he served on the staff of the Commander in Chief U. S. Naval Forces Europe as Communications Operations Officer for the eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean.
He became an Engineering Duty Officer in 1984 and reported for duty to the Naval Electronic Systems Engineering Command (NAVELEX) in Washington, D.C., as Platform Integration Officer for the Joint Tactical Information Distribution System (JTIDS). He later served as Project Officer for the Command and Control Processor (C2P) and the Director of Force Systems Engineering within the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR). He next served as Division Director for Afloat Mission Planning Systems within the Command and Control Program Office (PMA-281) of the Program Executive Officer Cruise Missile and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (PEO CU).
Rear Adm. Lengerich commanded the Naval Electronic Systems Engineering Center, Charleston, S.C, and "commissioned" the Naval Command, Control and Ocean Surveillance Center, In-Service Engineering, East Coast Division (NISE East), also in Charleston. He then served as Commander, Naval Command, Control and Ocean Surveillance Center (NCCOSC) San Diego, Calif., with additional duty as Corporate Operations Officer and Corporate Information Officer for SPAWAR.
Following this assignment he served as Executive Assistant to the Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command. His Flag assignments include duty as Director of Installations and Logistics for SPAWAR followed by duty on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations as Director, Industrial Capability, Maintenance Policy and Acquisition Logistics, and most recently as Deputy Director, Fleet Readiness Division.
His personal decorations include the Legion of Merit (five awards), Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), Navy Commendation Medal (three awards). Other awards include the Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Unit Commendations, Meritorious Unit Commendations, and various expeditionary, service and campaign medals.
Updated: 20 May 2003


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