Military Bios

Rear Admiral Jay A. DeLoach:

Military Branch:United States Navy
Position: Deputy Commander, Submarine Forces, U.S. Atlantic Fleet
Rear Adm. DeLoach commanded NR COMSUBRON SIX Detachment 504, NR OPNAV Detachment Site-R, and NR COMSEVENTHFLT Detachment 111. He stood additional duty as a Duty Captain in the Navy Command Center in the Pentagon. He served as the Reserve Force Director for 44 reserve units reporting to the Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet. He completed two extended active duty assignments with the Joint Staff J7 working on Joint Doctrine and Professional Military Education initiatives. He is currently the Deputy Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet.
Rear Adm. DeLoach has earned three advanced degrees: a Masters of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College, a Master of Engineering in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Virginia, and a Masters of Arts in Personnel and Supervision from Central Michigan University. He served as President of the Commander, Naval Reserve Readiness Command Region Nine Policy Board, and is currently the Vice Chairman of the SECNAV Reserve Policy Board. In his civilian job, he is a Senior Staff member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board in Washington, D.C.
His personal military decorations include Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (3), Navy Achievement Medal (3), and five Gold Wreaths for Recruiting Excellence. While serving as the Chairman of the Recruiting District Assistance Council (RDAC) in the Texas Panhandle, he was recognized by Naval Recruiting District San Antonio as the "1994 RDAC Member of the Year" for the State of Texas. He was selected to Who's Who in Executives and Professionals for 2002 and 2003. He is a member of several professional societies, including the Naval Reserve Association, Reserve Officer Association, U.S. Naval Institute, and Naval Submarine League.
Updated: 11 January 2005


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