Commander Lombardo, a native of Danbury, CT, earned his commission from the United States Naval Academy in 1997. After serving in operational tours including four submarine assignments, he reported to the Assist and Assess Team, College of Maritime Operational Warfare, U.S. Naval War College. Lombardo’s decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (six awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards), and various unit awards. He lives in Niantic, CT with his wife and two sons.