Patrick H. Brady (Navy)

Patrick H. Brady
Rear Admiral Patrick H. Brady
Born1959 (age 57-58)
San Antonio, Texas
AllegianceUnited States United States of America
Service/branchUnited States Navy Seal United States Navy
Years of service1981-present
RankUS-O7 insignia.svg
Rear Admiral
Commands heldNaval Undersea Warfare Center
AwardsLegion of Merit (2 awards)
Meritorious Service Medal (3 awards)


Patrick H. Brady (delivered 1959) is certainly a USA Navy back admiral who in July 2007 became the initial person of Hispanic descent to become named Commander from the Naval Undersea Warfare Middle. He is among four admirals of Hispanic descent who are serving in america Navy.

Early years

Brady was created in San Antonio, Tx. In 1966, Brady's dad, a former USA Military soldier of Irish-American and Hispanic descent was provided a posture at NASA Head office in Washington, D.C. in the procurement field as well as the family members relocated to Camp Springs, Maryland. There he received his main and supplementary education. In 1977, Brady received his visit to america Naval Academy from U.S. Congresswoman Marjorie Sewell Holt upon his graduation from Crossland SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL.

Military career

During his four years on the academy, Brady belonged to the wrestling group where he excelled as an athlete. In 1981, Brady gained a Bachelor of Research in Ocean Anatomist level and was commissioned an Ensign. He underwent Navy Nuclear Power trained in 1982. In 1983, Brady was marketed to Lieutenant Junior Quality and offered aboard the USS Lewis and Clark (SSBN-644), a Benjamin Franklin-class ballistic missile submarine, until 1985 the same 12 months which he was advertised to Lieutenant. He was reassigned in 1986 towards the USS Omaha (SSN-692), a Los Angeles-class submarine, until 1989 when he was designated to serve aboard the USS SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA (SSN-711), a Los Angeles-class nuclear assault submarine. In 1991, Brady was advertised to Lieutenant Commander and in 1992 gained his Grasp of Arts in Country wide Security Affairs level from your Naval Postgraduate College. From 1993 to 1995, he offered around the USS Drum (SSN-677), a nuclear assault submarine.In 1995, Brady was around the staff of Commander Submarine Force, from the U.S. Pacific Fleet as an associate from the Tactical Readiness Evaluation Group. During this time period he undertook programs from your Air Force Control and Staff University via correspondence.In 1997, Brady was promoted towards the ranking of Commander and he offered as the commanding officer from the USS Portsmouth (SSN-707), a Los Angeles-class nuclear attack submarine. Under his control, the Portsmouth under his management received numerous recognitions. Among the recognition's received after completing a Traditional western Pacific Deployment had been the COMSUBPAC (Commander, Submarine (causes), Pacific (Sea)) Metallic Anchor Award as well as the Squadron Fight Efficiency, Executive, Navigation, Marketing communications and Harm Control Honours. Brady offered aboard the USS Postsmouth until August 2000 when he joined up with the Acquisition Professional Corps.As an associate from the Acquisition Professional Corps, he served in a variety of positions, included in this Deputy Design Supervisor and Warfare Requirements Supervisor; Program Supervisor for the Virginia Course Submarine Program Workplace; Main Program Supervisor for Submarine Fight and Weaponry Control Program Workplace; Executive Assistant towards the Commander, Naval Ocean Systems Command; as well as the Main Program Supervisor for Advanced Undersea Systems. During this time period of your time Brady received Level Three acquisition schooling and in 2002 a advertising to Captain.On Apr 27, 2007, Secretary of Protection Robert M. Gates announced that Leader George W. Bush got nominated Brady for the rank of Back Admiral. Upon his advertising to back admiral (lower fifty percent), Brady became a member of Back Admiral's Albert Garcia, Will Rodriguez and George E. Mayer among the four admirals of Hispanic descent who are serving in america Navy. In July of this same season he became the 44th commander from the Naval Undersea Warfare Middle. Regarding to his formal naval biography he's in charge of the Navy’s full-spectrum analysis, development, ensure that you evaluation, anatomist and fleet support middle for submarines, autonomous underwater systems, and unpleasant and defensive weaponry systems connected with undersea warfare.Brady assumed order of the area and Naval Warfare Systems Order (SPAWAR) in August 2010.

Motivational speaker

Brady and Clarise, his wife, have two kids, Ashley and Andrew. He continues to be the motivational keynote loudspeaker in a variety of Hispanic related meetings. Relating to Brady, one of is own passions along with his participation with Hispanic institutions, such as for example HENAAC and MAES, is normally to make sure that various other Hispanics know the fantastic opportunities that exist through education; also to ensure that no-one has to transformation who they are (like his dad did) to be able to easily fit into and obtain the "American Wish." In 2006, HENAAC (Hispanic Engineer Country wide Achievement Awards Meeting) convened an Professional Roundtable in Anaheim, California. Brady, who was simply a Roundtable Participant, emphasized in his talk the need for recognizing and recognizing ones Hispanic traditions. He recommended the next: "Become experienced in multiple dialects as it can make you even more marketable" "Speak multiple dialects in the home" "Education may be the essential to achievement in the U.S"

Military awards and decorations

Among Brady's armed forces awards will be the pursuing:   Legion of Merit with a single gold superstar (2 honours)   Meritorious Assistance Medal with two precious metal famous actors (3 awards)   Navy Commendation Medal with 4 gold superstars (5 awards)   Navy Accomplishment Medal   Meritorious Device Commendation   Fight Performance "E"   Navy Expeditionary Medal   Country wide Defense Assistance Medal   Southwest Asia Assistance Medal   Ocean Assistance Ribbon   GWOT Assistance Medal   Navy Rifle Professional   Navy pistol ProfessionalBadges:   Submarine Officials Warfare insignia   SSBN Deterrent patrol pin

See also

USA Navy portal Hispanic Admirals in america Navy Hispanics in america Navy Hispanics in america Naval Academy


^ US Navy Flag Official Tasks Archived July 9, 2008, on the Wayback Machine. ^ USA Navy Biography ^ USA Submarine Force Company ^ U.S. Section of Defense Information discharge ^ HENAAC 2006