U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Jesse Wilson Jr., commander of Carrier Strike Group 10, has been assigned to a new roleÂ as director of the assessment division (N81) atÂ the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations.
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and CNOÂ Adm. John Richardson announced Wilson’s new assignment in a Defense Department releaseÂ published Friday.
Wilson will overseeÂ the organizationÂ that works to assess navalÂ resources and warfare requirements as well asÂ integratesÂ assessment results into the Investment Balance Review.
HeÂ served as a commanding officer of USS Higgins and led the ship during a six-month deployment with the USS NimitzÂ carrier strike group as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom in the western Pacific.
He took command tours at sea for the USS Nimitz CSG, Destroyer Squadron 23 and the U.S. Pacific Fleetâs annual humanitarian and civil assistance mission to Southeast Asia and Oceania.
Wilson also previously worked asÂ the 27th company officer at the U.S. Naval Academy, joint warfighting analyst on the Joint Staff’s force structure, resources and assessments division (J8), campaign analyst atÂ the OPNAV N81 assessment division, interim deputy director of the 21st Century Sailor Office, executive assistant to the chief of naval operations and director of the Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense Organization.