Posted by: arbeam | March 17, 2018

Bremerton Native Nominated for Rear Admiral

Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis announced today that Captain Kristen B. Fabry have been nominated for promotion to the rank of Rear Admiral (Lower Half). CAPT Fabry is currently serving as director, Fleet Resources Integration, United States Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, VA.

CAPT Fabry, a native of Bremerton, WA, graduating from CKHS in 1987, earned a Bachelor of Science from the United States Naval Academy, a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School, and a Master of Arts in National Defense and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College. She is a graduate of the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania Executive Education programs. She also holds a certificate in Supply Chain Operations from Pennsylvania State University.

Previous assignments include commanding officer, Navy Supply Corps School, Newport, RI; chief of staff, director, Supply Chain Management, and assistant commander, Personnel, Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP), Mechanicsburg, PA; branch chief, Strategy, Policy, Programs, and Logistics Directorate (J5/4), United States Transportation Command; officer-in-charge, detachment Everett and director, Contracting, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Puget Sound, Washington as well as senior supply assessor, Commander, Afloat Training Group Pacific Northwest; plans, programs, and policies officer, N41 Staff, Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet; and customer service director following a Navy Acquisition and Contracting Officer internship, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center, Puget Sound, Washington.

Her afloat tours include supply officer, USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74) deployed in support of Operation New Dawn and Operation Enduring Freedom; principal assistant for logistics, principal assistant for services, and assistant supply officer, USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72) deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom, and Southern Watch; pre-commissioning supply officer, USS DECATUR (DDG 73); and assistant stock control, sales officer, automated data processing and underway replenishment officer, USS and USNS SAN DIEGO (AFS/T-AFS 6), completing three Mediterranean deployments and supporting operations in Haiti.

CAPT Fabry is a qualified Surface Warfare Officer, Surface Warfare Supply Corps Officer, Naval Aviation  Supply Officer, and Joint Service Officer. Her personal decorations include Legion of Merit (two awards), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy Commendation Medal (five awards), and Navy Achievement Medal. She is also a member of the Defense  Acquisition Professional Community.


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