U.S. Strategic Command


Deputy Commander, JFCC-Space

Rear Admiral Brian B. Brown

Biography found on navy.mil   (Related Link)

Rear Adm. Brian Brown graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1986. His education includes a Bachelor of Science with distinction in Oceanography from the U.S. Naval Academy; a Master of Science in Oceanography from the University of California in San Diego; and a Master of Science with distinction in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.

Upon commissioning, he initially served as a surface warfare officer and transferred to naval oceanography in 1990.  He now serves as a member of the Navy’s Information Dominance Corps.

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 (DESRON) 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; the Naval Oceanographic Office, Stennis Space Center, Mississippi; and the Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, Stennis Space Center, Mississippi.

In June 2014, he assumed duties as the deputy commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, U.S. Strategic Command.  Subsequently, in November 2014, he was appointed to serve as the head of the Navy’s Space Cadre.


Link: Biography in .pdf


(Updated: 28 July 2015)