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Submarine Squadron 7


Pearl Harbor, HI

Captain Corey Poorman


Commander, Submarine Squadron 7

Capt Corey Poorman

Captain Poorman, a native of Severna Park, MD, graduated with distinction as a Trident Scholar from the United States Naval Academy in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Captain Poorman’s sea tours include various Division Officer assignments on USS Parche (SSN 683) from January 2001 to April 2004, Engineer and Navigator/Operations Officer on USS Jefferson City (SSN 759) from January 2007 to April 2010, and Executive Officer on USS Jimmy Carter (SSN 23) from November 2012 to October 2014, cumulatively completing five overseas deployments.

CAPT Poorman commanded USS Pasadena (SSN 752) from October 2017 to March 2020 during which his crew completed a Western Pacific Deployment, Interfleet transfer to Norfolk, VA, Maritime Homeland Defense operations, and were twice awarded the Battle Efficiency “E”.

Ashore, Captain Poorman served as Flag Aide to Director, Submarine Warfare Division, OPNAV N77; Submarine Department Head Sea Detailer for Navy Personnel Command, PERS-42; Deputy Chief of Staff, Plans, Engagements, and Exercises(N5/N7) to Commander, Submarine Group SEVEN; Prospective Commanding Officer Instructor (PCOI) for Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet; and on the Joint Staff Deputy Director Regional Operations (J35) as Division Chief for both Joint Operations Division Indo-Pacific and Global Force Management.

Captain Poorman reported to Submarine Squadron SEVEN to relieve as Commodore in February 2024.

Captain Poorman is authorized to wear the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), Joint Commendation Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (five awards), Navy Achievement Medal (four awards). Throughout his career, he was a member of exceptional teams that earned various unit, campaign and Battle Efficiency awards.