Rear Adm. Roy Kelley Named Navy JSF Fleet Integration Director

Roy Kelley
Roy Kelley

The U.S. Navy has appointed Rear Adm. Roy Kelley, formerly commander of Carrier Strike Group 12, as director of its newly created Joint Strike Fighter Fleet Integration Office.

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced Tuesday the new role of Kelley, who will be responsible for the integration of the F-35 aircraft into the military branch’s combat inventory.

Kelley will also work to help Navy equities meet initial operational capability requirements in coordination with the joint program office, partner nations and industry.

Kelley joined the military in August 1986 as a naval aviator at Naval Air Station Kingsville in Texas and has held various roles during his flying, shore and command tours.

He previously served as chief of naval air training between 2013 and 2015 and has supported the Navy’s Operation Inherent Resolve activities aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt as part of his tenure as the Carrier Strike Group 12’s chief.

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