USS Ohio (SSGN 726)

Submarine Squadron 19

Bangor, WA
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Captain Andrew Cain

Commanding Officer, Gold Crew, USS Ohio

Captain Andy Cain, a native of Terre Haute, Indiana, is a 1999 Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology graduate, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.

His operational assignments include Executive Officer onboard USS HARTFORD (SSN 768), Navigator/Operations Officer onboard USS BUFFALO (SSN 715), and numerous division officer roles onboard USS MARYLAND (SSBN 738B). He commanded USS HELENA (SSN 725) from May 2018 to February 2021.

His shore assignments include the Naval Postgraduate School, where he earned a Master’s of Business Administration, Operations Officer for Commander, Submarine Squadron Fifteen, the US Naval War College, where he earned a Master’s in National Security and Strategic Studies, the Tactical Readiness Team Executive Officer for Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic and most recently as the Military Assistant to the Undersecretary for Nuclear Security and Administrator, National Nuclear Security Agency.