Cmdr. Brian Young is a military professor in the College of Leadership and Ethics. As a career submariner, his at-sea operational assignments include USS Parche (SSN 683), USS Louisiana (SSN 743) and USS Pennsylvania (SSBN 735). Ashore he has served as the officer in charge of the Strategic Systems Programs’ Arduous Sea Duty Detachment in Cape Canaveral, Florida. He also specialized in cross-theater engagements at U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa in Naples, Italy. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University, the Naval Postgraduate School, and the Army War College.