Captain Clark T. Price, Jr.
Captain Price, a native of the Washington, D. C. area, graduated from Grambling State University, Grambling, Louisiana, in 1983, with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and was commissioned an Ensign through Officer Candidate School, Newport, Rhode Island in July 1985.
Captain Price’s sea duty assignments commenced on board USS Manitowoc (LST-1180), where he served as Auxiliaries/Electrical Officer and Assistant First Lieutenant. Subsequent sea duty tours included: USS Wasp (LHD-1) Main Propulsion Assistant; USS Nitro (AE-23) First Lieutenant; and Executive Officer of USS Arctic (AOE-8). Captain Price also served as Chief Staff Officer for Commander, Amphibious Squadron SIX. From August 2003 until October 2005 he was Commanding Officer (HSV-2) SWIFT.
Duties ashore include Training Program Coordinator for Engineering, Damage Control, and Fire Fighting on the staff of Commander, Training Command, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, NATO Director for Coalition Warrior Interoperability Demonstration (CWID) on the staff of NATO Allied Command, Transformation, and the Professor for Naval Science at Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Captain Price is currently the Professor of Naval Science at Savannah State University. Captain Price received his master's degree in Information Systems from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California. Additionally he graduated from the Marine Corps Command and Staff College, Quantico, Virginia and the Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Virginia.
Personal decorations include the Legion of Merit, Joint Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal and various service medals and unit awards.
Commander Daniel B. Rader
Commander Rader is a native of San Diego, California and joined the Navy in 1984 as an Operations Specialist. While serving five years enlisted and obtaining the rank of E-6, he completed a Bachelors degree in Human Resource Development from Southern Illinois University and was accepted in 1991 into Aviation Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, Fla. He graduated flight training as a Naval Flight Officer in 1993.
Commander Rader’s initial officer sea duty assignment was with the VQ-1 “World Watchers” stationed out of NAS Agana, Guam (1993-1996). He was a Tactical Action Officer onboard USS Constellation (CV-64) from 1999-2000 and the Combat Direction Center Officer onboard USS Nimitz (CVN-68) from 2008-2010. Additional sea duty assignments included the Anti Air Warfare Center at NAVSTA Guantanamo Bay Cuba, USS Barnstable County (LST-1197) and USS Ainsworth (FF-1090) as an Operations Specialist Second Class from 1985-1990.
His shore duty assignments included instructor duty in the 562nd Flying Training Squadron at Randolph Air Force Base where he earned a Masters Degree in Computer Information Systems from Saint Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas. He also attended a year of Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. His most recent shore billet was as an Ops Analyst in the FORCEnet Branch (N81) of OPNAV at the Pentagon and an Individual Augmentee tour at CENTCOM HQ in Tampa Bay, Fla. He joined the NROTC at Savannah State, Georgia as XO in Aug of 2010.
Commander Rader’s personal awards include one Meritorious Service Medal, three Navy Commendation Medals, an Air Force Commendation Medal, Three Navy Achievement Medals, Two Air Force Achievement Medals and various other personal and campaign medals.
Commander Rader is married to the former April Irene Miller of Columbus, Kansas.
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