Executive Officer

Commander Jason Langham

CDR Jason “GP” Langham, a native of Traverse City, MI, graduated Hope College in 1992 with a B.A. in Spanish Literature. He was commissioned through Officer Candidate School at Naval Air Station, Pensacola, FL then designated a Naval Flight Officer in 1997.

Operational assignments include Electronic Attack Squadron 140 flying in support of Operation ALLIED FORCE, and later Operation SOUTHERN WATCH while deployed in USS EISENHOWER (CVN 69). Handpicked to attend the Electronic Attack Weapons School and obtained a Prowler Tactics Instructor designation, he subsequently served as Division Officer, Training Officer, and Electronic Warfare Department Head during his first tour with the Patriots. CDR Langham was the Electronic and Information Warfare Officer for Commander, Carrier Strike Group ELEVEN and deployed in USS NIMITZ (CVN 68) in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. During his Department Head tour, he served as Maintenance Officer in Electronic Attack Squadron 132, obtained the CVW-17 Strike Lead qualification, and deployed to Al Asad AB, Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM and then a Partnership of Americas cruise in USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73). During his last sea tour he served as the Strike Operations Officer in USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76).

Ashore, CDR Langham served as an EA-6B FRS and Weapons School Instructor. While attached to Electronic Attack Squadron 129 he was handpicked to be the SEAD Duty Officer in PSAB, Saudi Arabia for the “Shock and Awe” phase of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. Post Department Head tour he served as the Airborne Electronic Attack Readiness Officer for Commander, Naval Air Force, Pacific. CDR Langham subsequently served as the Information Operations Syndicate Head at Tactical Training Group, Pacific. He is currently the Executive Officer at NROTC San Diego.

Personal awards include: Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), Air Medal (two awards, one w/ combat distinguishing device), Strike/Flight Air Medal (seven awards), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement medal (two awards), in addition to various campaign, service, and unit awards.

 

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CDR Jason Langham

Executive Officer

Email: jlangham@sandiego.edu