Commander Felloney is from San Diego, California and graduated from University of California, Santa Barbara in 1999 with a degree in Marine Biology. After graduation attended Officer Candidate School and was commissioned in March of 2000.
Commander Swain is a native of Bushnell, Florida. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2001, earning his commision and a B.S. in Oceanography. He earned his Naval Flight Officer Wings in April 2003 and reported to the "Grim Reapers" of VF-101 at NAS Oceana, VA for initial fleet training in the F-14D Tomcat.
Command Master Chief Lyles is a native of Daingerfield, Texas and graduated Hughes Springs High School in May 1992. He enlisted in the Navy and reported to Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, IL in December 1994. Afterwards he attended AMH "A" School at Millington, TN, and H-53 FRAMP School at Naval Air Station Norfolk, VA.