LT Jennifer Kearns (Wells) USNR graduated AFA in 2004. She then went on to attend the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY. In the summer of 2008, she graduated with a BS Degree in Logistics and Intermodal Transportation, a U.S. Coast Guard Deck Officer License (unlimited tonnage), and a commission in the U.S. Navy Reserve.
From 2008-2011, she sailed with Military Sealift Command (MSC) as the ship’s navigator, delivering supplies to the U.S. Navy and its U.S. allies around the world. In 2011, she transferred to MSC’s headquarters in Washington DC as a Marine Transportation Specialist for all Combat Logistics Force vessels. In 2014, she transferred to National Geospatial Intelligen
ce Agency (NGA) as a maritime analyst. Besides her civilian career in support of the armed forces, she is an active member of the Navy Selected Reserve and was activated in 2014 to serve as a maritime analyst at the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI).
Photo Caption: Jen Kearns (Wells) ’04. Following the re-enlistment of her brother in law (AT1 Metzger) when he was a part of the Blue Angels. As a commissioned officer, Jen was able to perform the re-enlistment.