USS Columbia (SSN 771)

Submarine Squadron 7

Pearl Harbor, HI
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CDR Corey Barksdale

Commanding Officer, USS Columbia

CDR Corey Barksdale, a native of Matoaca, Virginia, graduated in 2005 from the United States Naval Academy with a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Naval Postgraduate School.

His sea tours include division officer assignments aboard USS JACKSONVILLE (SSN 699); engineer officer aboard USS ALBANY (SSN 753); and executive officer aboard USS ASHEVILLE (SSN 758).

Ashore, CDR Barksdale served as the Radiological Controls Officer on the staff of Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet Submarine Force and as a munitions analyst on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations, Assessments Division (N81).

His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (one award), the Navy Commendation Medal (five awards) and the Navy Achievement Medal (one award).