New Commander Boards USS Nitze

US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS Nitze (DDG 94), held a change of command ceremony on October 2.

Cmdr. Paul Kaylor relieved Cmdr. Michelle Nakamura as commanding officer.

Nakamura, who became commanding officer in May 2014, will now be reporting to Surface Nuclear Propulsion Mobile Training Team.

Kaylor, a Kennerdell, Pennsylvania native, first reported to Nitze as executive officer in March 2014. He continues his service aboard Nitze as the ship’s eighth commanding officer.

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