Commander Evan P. Wright is a native of Millis, Massachusetts. He was commissioned via the United States Naval Academy (USNA) in May of 2003; receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. In addition, he maintains a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS).
He first served at sea in USS COMSTOCK (LSD 45) as the Combat Information Center Officer and Training Officer, deploying to the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. In his next sea tour he served as Training Officer in USS HALSEY (DDG 97), deploying to SEVENTH Fleet in 2007. He also served as the Engineer Officer in USS STOCKDALE (DDG 106) and USS LAKE CHAMPLAIN (CG 57), helping them both earn the Battle Efficiency award. Additionally, he served as the Executive Officer in USS STOCKDALE (DDG 106), deploying to SEVENTH and FIFTH FLEET in support of Operations INHERENT RESOLVE and ENDURING FREEDOM.
Ashore, Commander Wright was assigned to OPNAV N512 as lead Action Officer and Strategic Planner in the Strategic Laydown and Dispersal (SLD) portfolio. Prior to OPNAV, he was assigned to N72 as the Future Operations Officer at Surface Warfare Officer’s School Command.