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Lee Hartshorn, M.S., M.B.A., B.S., Commander, USCG

CDR Lee HartshornCommander Lee Hartshorn is currently assigned as an electrical engineering and cyber systems instructor at the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. He is a graduate of the Coast Guard Academy Class of 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. He also earned a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rhode Island and a Master of Business Administration with Information Technology specialization from the University of Massachusetts.

Prior to joining the Academy faculty, CDR Hartshorn served as the C4IT Department Head and St. Elizabeths Information Technology Director at Base National Capital Region in Washington, D.C. Previous to that position, he was the Logistics Directorfor the Nationwide Automatic Identification System (NAIS) under the Assistant Commandant for Acquisitions (CG-9). Additionally, he has served tours with CGCYBER as a government watch officer at the DHS Headquarters network operations center, CG-5 in the program office for electronic navigation systems (DGPS and LORAN), CG-6 as an asset manager for IT systems, and as an engineer officer in training (EOIT) on the CGC Bear, where he also qualified as a Deck Watch Officer.

CDR Hartshorn is a native of Lynn, Massachusetts and is married to the former Kelly Garot of Kewaunee, Wisconsin. He currently resides in Old Saybrook, Connecticut with his wife, two children, and their two rescue dogs.


  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Rhode Island
  • MBA, Information Technology, University of Massachusetts
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, United States Coast Guard Academy

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • “Performance of Loran-C 9th Pulse Modulation Techniques” Institute of Navigation, National Technical Meeting Conference Paper, January 2006.


  • Coast Guard Meritorious Service Medal
  • Coast Guard Commendation Medal (4)
  • Coast Guard Achievement Medal (2)

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