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Rear Admiral Randall W. Peck

Rear Adm. Randall W. Peck is a native of Houston, Texas and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science in English. He completed flight training in San Diego, California and was “winged” as a Naval Flight Officer in July 1993. 

Operationally, his assignments include Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron -117 (VAW-117), Cruiser Destroyer Group THREE (CCDG-3), Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron -116 (VAW-116), and executive officer onboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).  

Command tours include VAW-112; USS Mesa Verde (LPD-19)  and USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), earning the 2019 Battle ‘E’, 2019 RADM James “Jig Dog” Ramage Award, recognizing the air wing-aircraft carrier team with the best performance as an integrated unit and excellence in Navy carrier operations, and the VADM James Flatley Memorial Award for Carrier-Air Wing Safety. 

Ashore, Peck’s assignments include tours at VAW-120, the Joint Staff (J-7)/Joint Advanced Warfighting Program at the Institute for Defense Analyses, and at the Navy Warfare Development Command as the Experimentation Department Head. His first and most recent flag officer assignment was as the 69th President, Board of Inspection and Survey, where he was responsible for assessing the material readiness of the Fleet. 

Peck assumed command of Expeditionary Strike Group Three in June 2023. 

He is entitled to wear the Legion of Merit, as well as several other personal unit and campaign awards.   

Last Updated: 18 July 2023


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