Alan Bernard Lerchbacker Edit Profile
Graduate School, 1980.
Registered professional engineer, California Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1974, advanced through grades to lieutenant Commander, 1982. Repair officer United States Ship John F. Kennedy, 1975-1979. Senior ship superintendent docking officer, diving officer Charleston Naval Shipyard (South Carolina), 1980-1983.
Atlantic fleet diving and salvage officer, Norfolk, Virginia, 1983-1986. Officer-in-charge Challenger Space Shuttle recovery Cape Canaverel, Florida, 1986. Instructor United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, since 1986.
Selected astronaut mission specialist candidate United States Navy, 1985, 86—.
Member American Society Naval Engineers.
Married Julia Ellen Lerchbacker, December 12, 1987. Children– Scott, Susan.