Brian E. Luther
After serving in the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Luther commanded the USS Tarawa (LHA-1) on her final deployment. Later, he became commander of the USS George H. W. Bush (CVN-77), commanding the ship on her maiden deployment in 2011.
Previously, Luther served in The Pentagon during the Gulf War. Additionally, he has been assigned to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller) and the Chief of Naval Operations. He also served as XO of The USS Nimitz CVN 68.