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Commander Kacee L. Jossis

A native of Boise, Idaho, Commander Jossis graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Oceanography.  

After commissioning, she completed her flight training and earned her coveted “Wings of Gold” in July 2006.  She went on to complete her initial Patrol Plane Pilot training in the P-3C Orion at Patrol Squadron THIRTY (VP-30) in Jacksonville, FL.  Upon completion of her training, she reported to the “Golden Swordsmen” of Patrol Squadron FOUR SEVEN (VP-47) in Kaneohe Bay, HI in 2007.  She deployed to the FIFTH and SEVENTH Fleets in support of Operations ENDURING FREEDOM and IRAQI FREEDOM.  

Hand Selected to serve in the Office of Legislative Affairs as a Liaison Officer to the House of Representatives, she worked directly with Members of the 111th and 112th Congress and their Staffs.  In 2012 she reported to the USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN-73) forward deployed to Yokosuka, Japan as a Catapult and Arresting Gear Officer (Shooter) where she served as the V2 Division Officer.   

Selected for Fleet Replacement Squadron Instructor Duty in 2014, CDR Jossis reported to VP-30 in Jacksonville, FL where she served as P-3C Training Director, Manpower Officer, and FRS Instructor Pilot.   

CDR Jossis returned to the Fleet and reported to Patrol Squadron NINE (VP-9) “Golden Eagles” in 2016 for her department head tour.  During her tour she transitioned the squadron from the P-3C Orion to the P-8A Poseidon and conducted a home port shift from Kaneohe Bay, HI to Whidbey Island, WA.  She served as the Administrative Department Head, CTG OPS, and Maintenance Officer.  She completed deployments to the SIXTH and SEVENTH Fleet area of responsibilities.

Following her department head tour, she reported to OPNAV N3/5 staff where she was a Strategic Planner for the Russian Branch Office.  She departed OPNAV in 2020 to fill the CNIC Flag Aide Billet for Command, Naval Installations Command at the Washington Naval Yard. 

In July of 2022, CDR Jossis reported to Pacific Missile Range Facility, Barking Sands HI to serve as the Executive Officer.

Her awards include the Meritorious Service Award, Strike/Flight Air Medals (3 awards), Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal (5 awards), the Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3 awards), and various service awards and ribbons.    

Last Updated: 5 April 2024


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