Charles Harris CDR Charles Harris

Commander Charles Harris, Captain of the USS Howard, can be remembered as a husband, father, friend, son, brother, godfather, and a strong confident leader. Humble and kind, gentle and strong, intelligent and fiercely loving Charles' presence commanded confidence and radiated his undeniable, yet salty, zest for life. As a Surface Warfare Officer Charles led and shaped countless lives during his career. The outpouring of love and support from all over the world is nothing short of a testament to Charles' character and impact in just 41 years.