Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet


Deputy Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, Rear Adm. Brian S. Hurley

Rear Admiral Hurley, originally from Galveston, Texas, graduated from the Texas A&M University in 1987 and completed Navy Nuclear pipeline in May 1989.

Hurley's tour on board USS PINTADO (SSN 672) holding several division officer positions and completing WESTPAC deployment. In May 1992, reported to SUBMARINE SQUADRON SIX as the operations officer.

In June 1995, he reported to USS ATLANTA (SSN 712) as Combat Systems Officer completing several Atlantic deployments, MED deployment and his submarine command qualifications.

In August of 1998, he transferred to COMMANDER ATLANTIC FLEET as Executive Assistant to Plans and Policy. Also Lead in establishing contingency plans and supervising international relations.

In May of 2000, Hurley transitioned to reserve status holding numerous positions supporting global fleet operations.

He was assigned as the Commanding Officer of Emory S Land unit, Officer in Charge of Amphibious Construction Battalion detachment 111, Commanding Officer Submarine Learning Center San Diego and Commanding Officer NR Submarine Development Squadron Twelve. Commanding Officer NR Joint Staff- South. and Commanding Officer for NR Commander Navy Installation Command Headquarters Navy Yard.

Other reserve Staff assignments have been Deputy Chief of Staff at Navy Reserve Commander Seventh Fleet, Officer in Charge of Plans and Policy for Navy Reserve Commander Seventh Fleet. His personal awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2 awards), Navy Commendation Medal (4 awards), and Navy Achievement Medal (2 awards).

He is currently assigned as Deputy Commander Seventh Fleet. In his civilian life, he is the technical manager for Teradyne.