Lieutenant Jeremy Bottomley grew up in Soddy Daisy, Tennessee. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace (Astro) Engineering.
After completion of the nuclear power training pipeline, he served aboard USS NORTH CAROLINA (SSN 777) homeported in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. He successfully filled the roles of Electrical Assistant, Damage Control Assistance, Quality Assurance Officer, and Assistant Weapons Officer as part of a crew that completed an Extended Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability ahead of schedule and under budget. In 2019, he transferred to PCU MONTANA (SSN 794) at Huntington-Ingalls Newport News Shipbuilding where he filled the roles of Quality Assurance Officer, Assistant Weapons Officer, Anti-Terrorism Officer, and Information Systems Security Manager. He participated in several key engineering test programs during the build process and began the foundations of the Anti-Terrorism and Quality Assurance programs.
Lieutenant Bottomley is currently assigned to Naval Postgraduate School where he is pursuing an Electrical Engineering degree. He spends much of his free time outdoors hiking, biking, and kayaking with his wife, Abby. His interests include emerging battery and hydrogen cell technology, cars, and distance running.