|CDR Brent S. Jackson
Executive Officer (April 2016 - May 2017)
A native of Grand Haven, Michigan, Commander Jackson graduated from Kalamazoo College in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.
Afloat, Commander Jackson completed his first division officer tour aboard USS RUSSELL (DDG 59) as the Strike Officer. His second division officer tour was on USS FORD (FFG 54) serving as the Navigator and NCVBSS Boarding Officer. Commander Jackson completed his department head tours as Operations Officer aboard USS STERETT (DDG 104) and USS CHOSIN (CG 65). Following his second department head tour, he served as the Flag Secretary for Commander, Carrier Strike Group ONE.
Ashore, Commander Jackson served as the Cruise Missile Division Officer (N816) at Afloat Training Group San Diego, serving as the certifying CMTQ Officer for ATGPAC. He executed an Individual Augment while deployed to USCENTCOM FWD in Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, in support of Operations IRAQI and ENDURING FREEDOM. His most recent assignment was as the Executive Assistant to Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/U.S. FIFTH Fleet.