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Rear Admiral James W. Stevenson, Jr.:

Military Branch:United States Navy
Position: Commander, Carrier Strike Group Twelve
His sea tours include: Electronic Material and Warfare Officer, Anti Submarine Warfare Officer and First Lieutenant of USS Richard L. Page (FFG 5); Combat Systems Officer and Engineer Officer in USS Aubrey Fitch (FFG 34); Commanding Officer of USS Engage (MSO 433); Executive Officer of USS Spruance (DD 963); Commanding Officer of Spruance; Commander, Destroyer Squadron Fifteen; and Chief of Staff for Commander, Sixth Fleet.
Rear Adm. Stevensonís primary shore assignments include: Staff Combat Systems Officer for Commander, Destroyer Squadron Eight; Chief Military Secretary to the Director for Logistics (J4) for the Joint Staff; Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations for Commander, Naval Forces Central Command/Fifth Fleet; and Executive Assistant for Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Europe/Commander, Allied Forces, Southern Europe. After being selected for flag rank, Rear Adm. Stevenson was assigned to Deputy, Chief of Naval Operations (Plans, Policy and Operations) (N3/N5) as the Director of Operations and Plans Division (N31). Rear Adm. Stevensonís current assignment is as Commander, Carrier Strike Group Twelve.
He received a Masterís of Science degree in Information Systems from the Naval Post Graduate School.
Rear Adm. Stevensonís personal decorations include: Superior Service Medal; Legion of Merit (two Gold Stars); Defense Meritorious Service Medal (one Oak Leaf Cluster); Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (one Gold Star); and Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (one Gold Star).
Updated: 30 August 2004


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