OLD IRONSIDES' OFFICERS & CREW

Potrait of Commanding Officer Billie Farrell in herhistoric uniform

COMMANDING OFFICER

Billie J. Farrell
COMMANDER, UNITED STATES NAVY
77TH COMMANDING OFFICER
USS CONSTITUTION

CDR Farrell is a native of Paducah, Kentucky.  She attended the United States Naval Academy and was commissioned in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science.  She was awarded her Master of Science in Operations Management from the University of Arkansas in 2009.

Her first division officer tour was aboard USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) as Electrical Officer.  She then briefly took over as OI Division Officer before fleeting up as Navigator for her second tour.

After completion of her two division officer tours, CDR Farrell reported to COMNAVPERSCOM in Millington, TN.  She became an Action Officer in PERS-833 (Post Selection Board Matters).   While there, she assumed the duties as Delay Section Head and Assistant Board Screener.  

After departing PERS-833, CDR Farrell started the Department Head pipeline.  She reported to USS San Jacinto (CG 56) in March 2012 as the Weapons Officer.  She then assumed the responsibilities as the Combat Systems Officer onboard.            

Her next tour was as the Deputy Director for Professional Development at the United States Naval Academy.   After departing USNA, CDR Farrell reported to Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic as Deputy N3.  She is currently serving as Executive Officer onboard USS Vicksburg (CG 69).

CDR Farrell’s awards include (3) Meritorious Service Medal, (4) Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals, (3) Meritorious Unit Commendation Medals.

 

Portrait of LCDR Andrew Broyles in his historic uniform

EXECUTIVE OFFICER

ANDREW D. BROYLES
LIEUTENANT COMMANDER, UNITED STATES NAVY
EXECUTIVE OFFICER
USS CONSTITUTION

LCDR Broyles was raised on a farm near Lamesa, TX and graduated from Lamesa High School in 1995. He enlisted into the Navy on 21 Jan 1999, attended boot camp at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, IL. He then transferred to Naval Nuclear Power School, Charleston, SC in Apr 1999. In Nov 2000, he transferred to USS BUFFALO (SSN 715), in Pearl Harbor, HI, as a Nuclear Field Electrician. While aboard USS BUFFALO he was promoted to Petty Officer First Class and became Electrical Division's Leading Petty Officer. In March 2004 he transferred back to Naval Nuclear Power Training Unit as an instructor. While there he received his degree in Human Resource Management.

LCDR Broyles was accepted to Officer Candidate School and received his Commission in Nov 2007. He transferred to USS HUE CITY (CG 66) in Mayport, FL. He held the jobs of Repair Officer, Ships Materials and Maintenance Officer, and Fire Control Officer. He completed his MBA with a management concentration at Jacksonville University while serving as a Naval Science Instructor at the ROTC Unit. In 2015 he transferred to USS NEW YORK (LPD 21) as the Combat Systems Officer, then to USS BILLINGS (LCS 15) Blue Crew "The Krakens" as the Operations Officer.

Qualifications include: Tactical Action Officer, Surface Warfare Officer, Engineering Officer of the Watch, Officer of the Deck (U/W), Anti Air Weapons Coordinator, Command Duty Officer and Anti-Terrorism Tactical Watch Officer.

Awards include: Four Navy Commendation Medals, three Navy Achievement Medals, and two Good Conduct Medals.

 

Potrait of Senior Chief Seth Miles in his 1812 navy uniform

COMMAND SENIOR CHIEF

SETH MILES
COMMAND SENIOR CHIEF, UNITED STATES NAVY
COMMAND SENIOR CHIEF
USS CONSTITUTION

Command Senior Chief Seth Miles, a native of Payson, Illinois, reported to Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, Illinois; July 2000 and began his career as an Intelligence Specialist.

            His assignments include duty with Commander United States Fifth Fleet, Commander United States Sixth Fleet, and selection to Naval Special Warfare Development Group where he conducted multiple combat deployments in support of Joint Task Forces during Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. He served as the Intelligence “A” School and the Ground Intelligence “C” School Leading Chief Petty Officer at the Navy and Marine Corps Intelligence Training Center. He was the Intelligence Department Leading Chief Petty Officer at Special Reconnaissance Team Two where he supported Joint Special Operations in East Africa. He served as the Intelligence Directorate Senior Enlisted Leader at Commander Undersea Surveillance sand acting Command Master Chief. He was selected into the Command Senior enlisted program in 2021. He is currently serving as the Command Senior Chief at USS CONSTITUTION.

            Miles is a graduate of the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 223/Green) and the COB/CMC Course (Class 229). He earned his Information Warfare, Expeditionary Warfare, Surface Warfare and Integrated Undersea Surveillance Systems designations.

            His decorations include Joint Service Commendation Medal (four awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal (two awards), Navy Achievement Medal (two awards), Combat Action Ribbon, and various unit and campaign awards.

 

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