Commander Alpigini retired in 2018. He commanded the USS Stout (DDG-55) deploying twice to the Eastern Mediterranean and earning the Battle “E.” He is chief of staff for a Hampton Roads systems engineering and cybersecurity defense contractor and is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He and his family have a rescue Yorkshire terrier named Ollie.

Articles by Bob Alpigini


Deploy with Dogs

By Captain John P. Cordle and Commander Bob Alpigini, U.S. Navy (Retired)
August 2023
Dogs have been part of the maritime world for centuries.