Executive Officer, United States Ceremonial Guard
LCDR Randall Hendricks was born in Muncie, IN. He graduated from Ball State University in 1999 with a B.A. in Telecommunications. He enlisted in the Navy in 2002 and went on to serve as an Aviation Electricians Mate and C-2A Greyhound Aircrewman. He received his commission on November 17, 2007 from Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island. Following flight school in Pensacola, Florida, he went on to serve as a Naval Flight Officer (NFO). His tours include serving as an Instructor and Mission Commander at Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8) in Jacksonville, Florida. He also served as the Deputy Director of Officer Accessions for Navy Recruiting Command Headquarters in Millington, Tennessee. During which tour he earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. He also served as the Assistant Strike Operations Officer onboard the USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) homeport in Bremerton, Washington. After which he attended the United States Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island where he earned a Master’s Degree in Defense and Strategic Studies.
Personal decorations include two Navy/Marine Corps Commendation medals, two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, and numerous deployment and unit and service awards.
LCDR Hendricks is currently the Executive Officer at the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard.
He is married to Jennifer Hendricks.