Current OIC Biography

LCDR Bradley M. Boyd, USN
Officer-in-Charge, Historic Ship NAUTILUS (SSN 571)
Director, Submarine Force Museum

Current Officer in Charge LCDR Reginald N. Preston, USNLieutenant Commander Bradley Boyd is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio. He graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering and received his commission through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps in 2004. In 2011 he earned a Master of the Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College, and in 2017 he earned an Executive Master of Business Administration from the Naval Postgraduate School.

Lieutenant Commander Boyd reported to USS DALLAS (SSN 700) in April of 2006. Onboard, he served as the Main Propulsion Assistant, Damage Control Assistant, Quality Assurance Officer, Assistant Operations Officer, and interim Weapons Officer. He completed two Mediterranean and Central Command deployments during his tour. He then reported as a detailer to Navy Personnel Command in 2008, and subsequently attended the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.

Lieutenant Commander Boyd reported to USS BREMERTON (SSN 698) in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii as the Navigation/Operations Officer in December 2011. While onboard, he completed a Western Pacific deployment. In December 2014 he reported to Naval Submarine Training Center, Pacific in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii as the Engineering Department Director.

Lieutenant Commander Boyd has been awarded the Navy Commendation Medal (three awards) and the Navy Achievement Medal (four awards) and various campaign and unit awards. He currently resides in Groton, Connecticut, with his wife, Shannon, and their two children, Alaina and Ryan.