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Executive Officer
Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 103
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Executive Officer
Cmdr. Jeffrey Creighan


Commander Jeffrey Creighan

Commander Jeffrey Creighan, a native of Pittsburgh, PA attended the Pennsylvania State University in State College, PA where he graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aerospace Engineering.  Upon graduation CDR Creighan reported to Pensacola, FL for Officer Candidate School and was commissioned in October 2003.  After commissioning, he remained in Pensacola for flight training and was designated a Naval Flight Officer in July 2005.  Following completion of initial training, he was ordered to Strike Fighter Squadron ONE TWO TWO (VFA-122) in Lemoore, CA for follow-on training as a F/A-18F Weapon Systems Officer. 
 
Commander Creighan’s aviation operational sea tours include Strike Fighter Squadron FOUR ONE (VFA-41) in Lemoore, CA; Commander Carrier Air Wing NINE (CVW-9) in Lemoore, CA; and Strike Figther Squadron NINE FOUR in Lemoore, CA; making five deployments embarked on USS NIMITZ (CVN-68), USS JOHN C STENNIS (CVN-74), and USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN-71) in support of Operations IRAQI FREEDOM, ENDURING FREEDOM, INHERENT RESOLVE, and FREEDOMS SENTINEL.
 
Commander Creighan’s shore tours include instructor duty at VFA-122;  a student at the Naval War College in Newport, RI where he earned a Master Of Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies; and as the VFA Junior Officer and Department Head detailer and Assistant Captain Detailer at Navy Personnel Command, PERS-43 in Millington, TN.  Following his tour at PERS-43, CDR Creighan reported to Strike Fighter Squadron ONE ZERO SIX (VFA-106) in Virginia Beach, VA for F/A-18 refresher training prior to his ordered report date of November 2021 as Executive Officer of Strike Fighter Squadron ONE ZERO THREE (VFA-103).  CDR Creighan has accumulated over 2,500 flight hours and over 450 traps.  His decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Strike Flight Air Medal, Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal (3 awards), Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and various unit and campaign awards.

 
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