Cmdr. Yedlowski served as an instructor pilot and mission commander with VP-26 and as a tactical action officer on USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77). He continued his operational experience on the NAVCENT/C5F staff as the country engagement officer for Egypt and Lebanon. Completing U.S. Naval War College's, College of Naval Command and Staff Program in 2014, he earned his M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies and received credit for his joint professional military education phase 1. He earned his B.S. in electrical engineering from Boston University and received his commission through Navy ROTC in 2002.