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Tuesday, January 31, 2023



Oct. 22, 2001 – U.S. Navy Chief Petty Office Nielsa G. Jackson of the Virgin Islands will be assigned to the USS Theodore Roosevelt, according to a U.S. Navy release.
She graduated from Charlotte Amalie High School in 1984, and enlisted in the Navy in 1985.
Among her titles are Aviation Maintenance Administrator (AZC) and Aviation Warfare Specialist (AW). She is currently on duty at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) in Patuxent River, Md., where she re-enlisted in August. She will report in late November to her new assignment in the Aviation Maintenance Intermediate Division aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt.
Jackson has been an Aviation Maintenance Administrator in the U.S. Navy since 1986. The onetime slogan "Join the Navy and see the world" certainly applies to her: Between 1989 and 1998, she has served at Naval stations in San Diego, Cal.; Guam; Atsugi, Japan; and Whidbey Island, Wash.
Her personal decorations include Navy Achievement Medals, a Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation Medal, Desert Storm Medal, Overseas Service Ribbons, Navy Unit Commendation Medal, and the Navy Battle "E" Ribbon.
At her recent reenlistment, Jackson said, "I love what I'm doing." She thanked her fellow chief officers, colleagues, family and friends.
Jackson is the daughter of Winifred Sullivan and the late Niels "Sonny" Parson. She has a twelve-year-old son, Duane Jackson.

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