Zimbauer takes command of attack submarine
Ship’s Sponsor Diane Donald (right) christens the Virginia-class attack submarine Indiana (SSN 789), witnessed by, from left, Vice President Mike Pence, Commander Jesse Zimbauer, Indiana’s commanding officer, and Newport News Shipbuilding President Matt Mulherin during a ceremony April 29 at Huntington Ingalls Shipyard in Newport News, VA.
Zimbauer, a Stevens Point native, took command of the submarine in January after serving 20 years in the Navy. Zimbauer is married to the former Danya Hudson and has three children, Greta, Erich and Karl.
Zimbauer’s personal decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (with one gold star), Navy Commendation Medal (with four gold stars), and the Navy Achievement Medal (with three gold stars). (U.S. Navy photo)