Dr. Trongale, a native Chicagoan, is a retired Navy captain.
Since retiring from the Navy, Dr. Trongale served as the Director
of Strategic Programs at the University of San Diego, President of
the College of Oceaneering in Los Angeles, and he worked for NASA
as its Unmanned Air Vehicle Flight Integration Planning Team
Dr. Trongale is a member of the Hyperbaric Medical Society, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans, Society for Military History, and Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association.