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Rear Admiral Carlton B. Jewett:

Military Branch:United States Navy
Position: Commander, Carrier Group One
In September 1981, he reported to the U.S. Naval Post Graduate School for one year. He then reported to the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School, where he completed his academic study. Upon graduation in December 1983, he received a Masterís of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering and designation as a U.S. Navy Test Pilot. He was then assigned to the Strike Aircraft Test Directorate and completed projects in both the A-6 and F/A-18 aircraft. In August 1985 and reported to Staff Commander, Carrier Group FOUR as Strike Operations/Weapons Officer.
Rear Adm. Jewett then reported to VA-36 in January 1988 deploying with the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Battle Group. In May 1989, his next shore assignment was Flag Aide to Commander Naval Air Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet. In April 1990, he assumed command of the Medium Attack Weapons and Tactics School, Atlantic, providing training to both A-6 and F-14 aircrews in air-to-ground weapons and tactics. In August 1991, he reported as Executive Officer of VA-34 and assumed command in August 1992.
In September 1993, Rear Adm. Jewett was ordered to the Joint Staff in the Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate, J-5. While assigned to the Joint Staff, he attended the Senior Officials in National Security Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He reported as the Deputy Commander, Carrier Air Wing 17 in January 1996 and assumed the Duty as Commander, Carrier Air Wing 17 in July 1997.
In March 1998, he was ordered to the OPNAV Staff as Executive Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Plans, Policy and Operations (N3/N5). Rear Adm. Jewett was then assigned as Deputy Director for Political Military Affairs-Middle East, J5, on the Joint Staff. In July 2003, Rear Adm. Jewett assumed command as Commander, Carrier Group One. He has accumulated over 3,500 flight hours in over 20 different aircraft and 1,000 carrier landings.
His awards include Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (2), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (4), Navy Expeditionary Medal, National Defense Service Medal (2), Expert Pistol Shot Medal and various unit awards.
Updated: 9 April 2004


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