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Rear Adm. Thomas Moreau

Vice Director for Logistics, J4

RADM Moreau, Thomas

Rear Admiral Jack Moreau is a native of the Hudson Valley in New York. He graduated from Union College in Schenectady, New York, and the Navy ROTC program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1990. He has a Bachelor of Science in chemical systems analysis and was reassigned as a navy supply officer in the fall of 1990. He has a Master of Science in Management from the Naval Post Graduate School (NPS) and is a Harvard senior executive fellow.

Moreau's initial assignment was as assistant supply officer on USS Gary (FFG 51) stationed in Long Beach and San Diego from 1991 to 1994.  He then served as comptroller in Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Command, San Diego for 15 months before transferring to the 31st Naval Construction Brigade, in Port Hueneme, California, in the summer of 1995. Moreau followed on overseas as the supply officer/fuels officer in Souda Bay, Greece, from 1997 to 1999. Upon completion of the overseas tour, he returned to sea duty as the supply officer on the USS La Moure County (LST 1194). After 15 months onboard, the La Moure County tragically ran aground off the coast of Chile and he executed the accelerated decommissioning of the vessel, which was later sunk off the coast of South America. He finished his department head tour on USS Ponce (LPD 15).

Upon graduation from NPS in 2003, Moreau was assigned to the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Navy Supply Information Systems Activity (NAVSISA) in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, as business systems director until 2004. Moreau was then assigned to the Naval Surface Force, Atlantic Fleet as the comptroller/financial management officer and then followed on to a tour in the Bureau of Personnel (BUPERS-3/NAVSUP OP) as the Supply Corps officer community manager (OCM)/flag planner from 2006 to 2009.

Following BUPERS, Moreau was assigned as the assistant force supply officer, Commander Naval Air Forces on North Island, California, and then as the supply officer on USS Nimitz (CVN 68) until January 2012. Moreau was then the chief of staff at NAVSUP, Global Logistics Support in San Diego, from 2012 to 2013 and then completed a one-year deployment to Afghanistan as the chief of staff for United States Forces Operational Contract Support Cell.  After Afghanistan, he served at the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, where he was the deputy director of the Logistics Programs and Business Ops Division.  Moreau has deployed on two Western Pacific cruises, a UNITAS deployment and a Joint Task Force off of North Korea.  He went on to serve as the 44th commanding officer of NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center, Norfolk.  For Moreau’s first flag tour, he served as N41 for Fleet Forces Command in Norfolk, VA.  He then served in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations OPNAV N4L as the Director, Logistics Division, Washington DC.  Currently, Moreau serves as the Vice Director for Logistics, The Joint Staff, in the Pentagon.

Moreau's awards include the Legion of Merit (four awards), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (five awards), Navy Commendation Medal (five awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (four awards), and various unit and service awards.

He holds a subspecialty code in financial management, petroleum management, information systems management and manpower management.