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Senator John McCain was then a Navy lieutenant commander on the carrier.
Hawbaker was promoted recently and will officially wear the rank of lieutenant commander later this year.
San Diego resident Ed Hiner retired in 2012 as a Navy SEAL lieutenant commander.
Luster Payton, 63, a Navy lieutenant commander who retired in 1990 and later was a senior purchasing manager with the Marriott Corp., died Oct. 29 at his home in Olney, Md.
Then in 2013, the chaplain was promoted, for a second time, to lieutenant commander.
Dorwart left active duty as a lieutenant commander and later had to resign his commission altogether because his church commitment didn’t allow time for reservist duties.
Elizabeth Newton, lieutenant commander of the Coast Guard station at St. Thomas, said in a video message on Twitter on Monday.
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Definition of lieutenant commander for English Language Learners
: an officer in the navy or coast guard who has a rank just below a commander
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