About the Expert

Expert Bio

Captain Brian L. Sittlow, of the U.S. Navy, commanded Submarine Squadron 4 and USS Boise and has held a variety of other leadership positions throughout his career in the submarine force. Sittlow has conducted several deployments in the Atlantic, Arctic, and Pacific Oceans on fast attack and strategic ballistic missile submarines. He earned a degree in marine engineering from the Naval Academy, received an MA in national security and strategic studies from the Naval War College, and was the first American to complete the Norwegian Submarine Command “Perisher” Course.


U.S. Navy, Captain