Commander Kelley T. JonesExecutive Officer
CDR Jones is a native of Virginia. She received her commission via the NROTC Scholarship Program from Virginia Polytechnic Institute State University (Virginia Tech) in May 2000, earning a B.S. in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Leadership.
At sea assignments include the Main Propulsion Officer and Electrical Officer in USS SEATTLE (AOE 3), Training Officer in USS GETTYSBURG (CG 64), Chief Engineer in USS MUSTIN (DDG 89), and Commanding Officer in PC Crew MIKE.
Shore assignment's include Junior Officer Detailer in Navy Personnel Command, the personal aide to the Secretary of the Navy and on the Joint Staff, J5 Strategic Plans & Policy in the Joint Operational War Plans Division.
CDR Jones' awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (3), the Navy Achievement Medal (2), Battle "E" (3), the National Defense Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, and Sea Service Ribbon (3).