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Commanding Officer
Cmdr. Patrick Reilly

Commanding Officer

Cmdr. Pat “SUE” Reilly a native of Miami, Florida, and Ocala, Florida. He graduated from the University of Florida in 2007 and the University of Arkansas in 2016. He completed flight training and winged as a Naval Aviator in July 2009.

Reilly’s operational assignments include the “Mad Foxes” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 5 from 2010 to 2013 where he was qualified as a P-3C and P-8A instructor pilot, the “Skinny Dragons” of VP-4 from 2016 to 2018 where he served as the squadron maritime tactics instructor, and the “Screaming Eagles” of VP-1 from 2018 to 2020 where he served as a department head.

Reilly’s shore assignments include the Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Weapons School where he served as a fleet replacement squadron (FRS) instructor/weapons and tactics instructor and VP-30 where he served as FRS training officer.

Reilly was selected for command in 2022 and joined the “War Eagles” of VP-16 in April 2023. He has deployed to 4th, 5th, and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility and has accumulated over 2,400 hours in the P-3C Orion and P-8A Poseidon aircraft.

Reilly’s personal decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4), Army Achievement Medal, and other unit and campaign awards.  |  |  Navy FOIA  |  DoD Accessibility/Section 508  |  No Fear Act  |  Open Government  |  Plain Writing Act  |  Veterans Crisis Line  |  VA Vet Center  |  FVAPDoD Safe Helpline  |  Navy SAPR  |  NCIS Tips  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Policy  |  Contact Webmaster | Information quality | Public Use notice | Useful Links
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