Docstoc

Rear Admiral Wayne Greg Shear_ Jr_ PE_ CEC_ USN Commander

Document Sample
Rear Admiral Wayne Greg Shear_ Jr_ PE_ CEC_ USN Commander Powered By Docstoc
					Rear Admiral Wayne "Greg" Shear, Jr., P.E., CEC, USN
Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command
Chief of Civil Engineers

Rear Admiral Wayne "Greg" Shear, Jr. assumed command of the Naval
Facilities Engineering Command, Washington, D.C. and became Chief
of Civil Engineers on October 27, 2006. Previously, he served as the
Director, Ashore Readiness Division (N46) Staff of the Chief of Naval
Operations and as Deputy Commander, Navy Installations Command.

                              Rear Admiral Shear graduated from the
                              United States Naval Academy in 1979
                              with a degree in Naval Architecture and
                              was commissioned an Ensign in the
                              Civil Engineer Corps. In 1984 he
                              received a Master of Science in Civil
                              Engineering from the University of
                              Colorado. He also holds a Master of Arts
                              in National Security and Strategic
                              Studies from the Naval War College.

                               Rear Admiral Shear's first assignment
                               was to the Public Works Department,
                               Naval Weapons Station Yorktown,
                               Virginia. He then served as Public
                               Works Officer, Naval Hospital Beaufort,
South Carolina. After graduate school in Colorado, he was assigned as
Aide to the Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command. In
1985, Rear Admiral Shear joined Naval Mobile Construction Battalion
Five where he served as Charlie Company Commander and Officer in
Charge, Detail Subic Bay.

Rear Admiral Shear then served at the Civil Engineer Corps Officer
School as an instructor in the Facilities Management Division. In 1989
he was assigned as Resident Officer in Charge of Construction, Puerto
Rico Area. In 1993 he graduated with distinction from the College of
Naval Command and Staff in Newport, Rhode Island, and was assigned
to U.S. Strategic Command at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, as
Chief, Engineering Branch. Rear Admiral Shear commanded Naval
Mobile Construction Battalion One from 1996 to1998. NMCB One
received the Atlantic Fleet "Best of Type" and the Peltier Award in FY-
97.
Rear Admiral Shear subsequently served as the Executive Officer at
the Naval Facilities Engineering Command's Southern Division in
Charleston, South Carolina, and the Commander, 30th Naval
Construction Regiment, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and Vice Commander,
Third Naval Construction Brigade. While with the Seabees, Rear
Admiral Shear served on a temporary assignment as Commander, U.S.
Support Group, East Timor, reporting to U.S. Pacific Command. In his
following assignment he served as Deputy Commander for Operations,
Naval Facilities Engineering Command.

Rear Admiral Shear is a Seabee Combat Warfare Officer, a registered
professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia, a member of
the Navy Acquisition Professional Community, and a member of the
Society of American Military Engineers. His personal decorations
include three Legions of Merit, two Defense Meritorious Service
Medals, three Meritorious Service Medals, two Navy Commendation
Medals, the Navy Achievement Medal and various unit awards. Rear
Admiral Wayne "Greg" Shear, Jr. assumed command of the Naval
Facilities Engineering Command, Washington, D.C. and became Chief
of Civil Engineers on October 27, 2006. Previously, he served as the
Director, Ashore Readiness Division (N46) Staff of the Chief of Naval
Operations and as Deputy Commander, Navy Installations Command.

Rear Admiral Shear graduated from the United States Naval Academy
in 1979 with a degree in Naval Architecture and was commissioned an
Ensign in the Civil Engineer Corps. In 1984 he received a Master of
Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado. He also
holds a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from
the Naval War College.

Rear Admiral Shear's first assignment was to the Public Works
Department, Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Virginia. He then
served as Public Works Officer, Naval Hospital Beaufort, South
Carolina. After graduate school in Colorado, he was assigned as Aide
to the Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command. In 1985,
Rear Admiral Shear joined Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Five
where he served as Charlie Company Commander and Officer in
Charge, Detail Subic Bay.

Rear Admiral Shear then served at the Civil Engineer Corps Officer
School as an instructor in the Facilities Management Division. In 1989
he was assigned as Resident Officer in Charge of Construction, Puerto
Rico Area. In 1993 he graduated with distinction from the College of
Naval Command and Staff in Newport, Rhode Island, and was assigned
to U.S. Strategic Command at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, as
Chief, Engineering Branch. Rear Admiral Shear commanded Naval
Mobile Construction Battalion One from 1996 to1998. NMCB One
received the Atlantic Fleet "Best of Type" and the Peltier Award in FY-
97.

Rear Admiral Shear subsequently served as the Executive Officer at
the Naval Facilities Engineering Command's Southern Division in
Charleston, South Carolina, and the Commander, 30th Naval
Construction Regiment, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and Vice Commander,
Third Naval Construction Brigade. While with the Seabees, Rear
Admiral Shear served on a temporary assignment as Commander, U.S.
Support Group, East Timor, reporting to U.S. Pacific Command. In his
following assignment he served as Deputy Commander for Operations,
Naval Facilities Engineering Command.

Rear Admiral Shear is a Seabee Combat Warfare Officer, a registered
professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia, a member of
the Navy Acquisition Professional Community, and a member of the
Society of American Military Engineers. His personal decorations
include three Legions of Merit, two Defense Meritorious Service
Medals, three Meritorious Service Medals, two Navy Commendation
Medals, the Navy Achievement Medal and various unit awards.

				
DOCUMENT INFO