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James Carey, Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy Ret.

National Maritime Law Enforcement Academy Advisory Board


Rear Admiral James Carey, U.S. Navy Retired is a Surface Warfare Officer with qualifications and experience in assault craft operation and amphibious beach security as a former Commanding Officer of an Assault Craft Unit and as Commodore of a Naval Beach Group.

He served as Director of Navy Logistics Plans & Policy on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations during Operations Desert Shield & Desert Storm.  Additional expertise and credentials arise from service in the Reagan Administration as Commissioner and later, Vice Chairman of the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission, where he later served as Chairman during the Administration of President George Bush Sr.

Rear Admiral Carey has served on over 30 corporate, association and military organization boards related to military and national defense programs and projects.  He is a former elected National President of the Association of the U.S. Navy and is the current elected National Chairman of "The Flag & Officers Network," an organization of over 3,400 military flag and general officers.  www.FlagandGeneralOfficersNetwork.org.

He has served as an advisor to numerous corporations, federal government agencies, and foreign nations and is a board member of the Canadian Defense Foundation and Chairman of the USA National Defense Foundation.