SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JIM MATTIS ANNOUNCED THAT CAPT. KEVIN M. JONES AND CAPT. THOMAS J. “JACK” MOREAU HAVE BEEN NOMINATED FOR PROMOTION TO THE RANK OF REAR ADMIRAL (LOWER HALF).
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Capt. Kevin M. Jones, SC, USN
Capt. Jones is currently serving as commanding officer, Office of Special Projects, Washington, D.C.
Jones, a native of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Norwich University, Military College of Vermont and master’s degrees in Foreign Affairs and Business Administration from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. He also attended the Columbia University Graduate School of Business Executive Education Program.
Jones’ operational assignments include commanding officer, Naval Special Warfare Group ONE, Logistics Support Unit; supply officer, USS JARRETT (FFG 33); and material division officer and aviation support division officer, USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63).
Previous duty stations include assistant commander, Supply Operations and Logistics Policy (N3/4), NAVSUP, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; chief of staff, NAVSUP, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; commanding officer, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Sigonella, Italy; assistant chief of staff for Logistics, Engineering, Maintenance and Combat Systems (N4) for Commander, Naval Special Warfare Command, San Diego, California; Joint logistics planner, United States Central Command, J4 Directorate,Tampa, FL; director of logistics on the staff of Commander, Marine Corps Air Bases Western Area, G4 Directorate, San Diego, California; and contracting officer, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, where he supported the F/A-18 Super Hornet program. Capt. Jones was stationed in Kuwait attached to the U.S. Embassy working with the Kuwait Air Force as an advisor to the Kuwait Air Forces Chief of Logistics.
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Capt. Thomas Jack Moreau, SC, USN
Capt. Moreau is currently serving as commanding officer, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk, Virginia. Moreau, a native of Newburgh, New York area, earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Union College, Schenectady, New York, and a master’s degree in Management with emphasis in Financial Management from the Naval Postgraduate School. He is also a Harvard Senior Executive Fellow.
Moreau’s operational assignments include chief of staff, United States Forces, Afghanistan Operational Contract Support Cell; Joint Task Force, North Korea; supply officer, USS NIMITZ (CVN 68); supply officer, USS PONCE (LPD 15); supply officer, USS LA MOURE COUNTY (LST 1194); and disbursing/sales/supply officer, USS GARY (FFG 51).
Previous duty stations include deputy director of the logistics programs and business operations division, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations; chief of staff, NAVSUP Global Logistics Support, San Diego, California; assistant to the force supply officer, Commander, Naval Air Forces, North Island, California; Supply Corps officer community manager and flag planner, Bureau of Personnel, Millington, Tennessee; comptroller/financial management officer, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic Fleet; business systems director, NAVSUP Navy Supply Information Systems Activity, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; supply officer/fuels officer, Souda Bay, Greece; 31st Naval Construction Brigade, Port Hueneme, California; and comptroller in Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Command, San Diego, California.