Rear Adm. Brian Brown is the deputy commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space; he has assumed duties at this position since June, 2014. In 1986, Brown graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy, upon commissioning, he served as a surface warfare officer then transferred to naval oceanography in 1990. At sea, Brown served aboard USS Frederick (LST 1184) as a deck division officer and navigation/administration officer. As an oceanographer, he served as mobile environmental team officer on the staff of Commander, Destroyer Squadron 31; as battle force oceanographer/scheduler on the staff of Commander, Carrier Group 8 aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71); and, as fleet oceanographer on the staff of Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet aboard USS La Salle (AGF 3) in Gaeta, Italy. Shore tours include: operations officer at the Naval Pacific Meteorology and Oceanography Facility in San Diego; assignment/placement officer and assistant oceanography community manager at the Navy Personnel Command; deputy for the Naval Oceanography Operations Command; executive officer of the Naval Oceanographic Office; undersea warfare program manager for Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command; and, executive assistant to the Oceanographer and Navigator of the Navy (OPNAV N2/N6E). Brown commanded the Naval Atlantic Meteorology and Oceanography Facility in Jacksonville, Florida, and Naval Oceanographic Office, Stennis Space Center, Mississippi, and the Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, Stennis Space Center, Mississippi. His education includes a Bachelor of Science degree with distinction in Oceanography from the U.S. Naval Academy; a Master of Science degree in Oceanography from the University of California in San Diego; and a Master of Science degree with distinction in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.
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