Bill Lescher

Washington, DC

Adm. Bill Lescher is a native of Highland Park, Illinois. He has degrees in systems engineering from the Naval Academy and in aeronautical engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School. He also has a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.

Lescher commanded the Vipers of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Light (HSL) Squadron-48, the Airwolves of HSL-40, and the Atlantic Fleet Helicopter Maritime Strike Wing. He was the executive officer of Mine Countermeasures Command and Control Ship USS Inchon (MCS 12) between commands of the Vipers and Airwolves.