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Lieutenant Sean Feeney, USN

Assistant Professor of Naval Science

Freshmen & Sophomore Advisor



LT Sean Feeney is a native of Pottstown, Pennsylvania and enlisted in the Navy July of 2002 as a SONAR Technician (Surface).

Upon completion of “A” and “C” school in San Diego, LT Feeney reported to USS Winston S. Churchill in 2003,  out of Norfolk, Virginia, where he promoted to First Class Petty Officer and qualified as an Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist. His wife Lauren and he had their first child Connor during this tour. He was selected as a primary Surface Warfare Officer Candidate for the Seaman-to-Admiral 21 program while onboard.

After completing his STA-21 prerequisites at the Naval Science Institute in Newport, Rhode Island, he reported to NROTC Unit The Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina, where he earned his B.S. in Computer Science and his commission in 2011.

He reported to USS Forrest Sherman on June of 2011 where he served as Anti-Submarine Warfare Officer for his first division officer tour. He earned his Surface Warfare Qualification in July 2012. During this assignment, USS Forrest Sherman independently deployed to the Sixth Fleet Area of Responsibility.

Upon completion of his first division officer tour, he attended the Surface Navigator Course in Newport. He returned to USS Forrest Sherman as Navigator where he deployed to the C6F and C5F Areas of Responsibility.  Lauren and Sean had their second child, Lilian, during this tour.

He reported to the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Unit, University of Utah, January 2016 where he serves as an Assistant Professor of Naval Science and Freshman/Sophomore Advisor.

LT Feeney’s awards include Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal (5 awards), and various unit, service and campaign awards.

Last Updated: 5/2/17