A native of Phoenix, Arizona, Captain Raymond C. Leung is a 1990 graduate of Sunnyslope High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Arizona where he earned a degree in Aerospace Engineering. He received his commission through Officer Candidate School (Class 02-96) in Pensacola, Florida and was designated a Naval Flight Officer in the E-2C Hawkeye in February 1998.
Captain Leung has served with the “Wallbanger” of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron ONE ONE SEVEN (VAW-117); the “Sun Kings” of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron ONE ONE SIX (VAW-116); as the Operations Officers onboard USS GERALD R. FORD (CVN 78); and commanded the “Screwtops” of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron ONE TWO THREE (VAW-123).
Ashore, Captain Leung has served at Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron ONE TWO ZERO in Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia as an E-2C Hawkeye 2000 instructor and AIRPAC/AIRLANT E-2C Hawkeye 2000 Evaluator; as the Air Adversary Officer at Carrier Group ONE in Naval Air Station North Island, California; as an Action Officer/Branch Chief in the Operations Plans Division (J35) at the United States Central Command in Tampa, Florida.
Captain Leung has 2300 hours and 400 arrested landings in the E-2C Hawkeye. He has an Associate of Arts in French from the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California; a Master in Defense Studies (MDS) from Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario, Canada; JPME 1 from Canadian Staff College in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; and JPME 2 from Joint Forces Staff College. Captain Leung’s decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Strike/Flight Air Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards with a Combat ‘V’), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards), and various unit and campaign awards.
Captain Leung took command of Naval Station Great Lakes on May 11, 2018