Military Bios

Rear Admiral P. Stephen Stanley:

Military Branch:United States Navy
Position: Director, Warfare Programs and Transformational Concepts U.S. Fleet Forces Command
Originally from Doylestown, Ohio, he graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1975 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Ocean Engineering.
After nuclear power and submarine training, he served his junior officer tour in USS Andrew Jackson (SSBN 619G), his department head tour in Submarine NR-1 as Engineer Officer and his Executive Officer tour in USS William H Bates (SSN 680).
Command assignments include USS Richard B Russell (SSN 687) and Commander Submarine Development Squadron Five.
Following selection to flag rank he has twice been assigned as Commander, Submarine Group 8; Commander, Submarine Force Sixth Fleet (CTF 69); Commander, Submarines Allied Naval Forces South; and Commander, Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarine Force (CTF 164). During the second assignment he was assigned additional duties as the Director, Navy Europe Plans and Operations Center for the combined staff of Navy Europe and Sixth Fleet.
His first shore assignment was as the Radiological Controls Officer for Commander, Submarine Forces Pacific Fleet in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Subsequent shore assignments have all been in Washington, D.C. During three different periods he has completed four tours on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations and one assignment for the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Although his first Washington assignment was as the Program Branch Head for the Director of Naval Intelligence (OP-923), all subsequent assignments have been financial management positions. These positions include: Division Head for Total Force Programming / Manpower (N122); Head of Program Planning and Development Branch (N801); Chief of the Program and Budget Analysis Division (J8 PBAD); and Deputy Director, Submarine Warfare Division (N77B). In January 2005, he reported to his current assignment as Director, Warfare Programs and Transformational Concepts, on the staff of Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command.
He is authorized to wear the Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal and the Legion of Merit with four gold stars in addition to several other personal and unit awards.
Updated: 12 January 2005


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