Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry is a native of Silverdale, Washington. She is a 1991 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland with a Bachelor of Science degree. She has a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School, and a Master of Arts in National Defense and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College. She is also a graduate of the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia and Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania Executive Education Programs and holds a certificate in Supply Chain Operations from Pennsylvania State University.
Afloat, she served as assistant stock control, automated data processing, sales, and underway replenishment officer, USS and USNS San Diego (AFS/T-AFS 6); pre-commissioning supply officer, USS Decatur (DDG 73); principal assistant for logistics, principal assistant for services, and assistant supply officer, USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72); and supply officer, USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). She has made several extended deployments in support of Operations Uphold Democracy, Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom, Southern Watch, and New Dawn.
Ashore, she served as customer service director following a Navy acquisition and contracting officer (NACO) internship at Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center, Puget Sound; plans, programs, and policies officer, Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet; officer-in-charge, Detachment Everett and director of contracting, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center, Puget Sound; senior supply assessor, Afloat Training Group Pacific Northwest; branch chief, Strategy, Policy, Programs, & Logistics Directorate (J5/4), U.S. Transportation Command where her Distribution Process Owner Strategic Opportunities Team was recognized by the Supply Chain Council and Office of the Secretary of Defense with the Global Award for Supply Chain and the Department of Defense Award for Supply Chain Operational Excellence; chief of staff, assistant commander, personnel, and director of supply chain management, NAVSUP; commanding officer, Navy Supply Corps School; and director fleet resources integration and director logistics operations, plans, and policy, U. S. Fleet Forces Command.
Fabry assumed duties as director, logistics, fleet supply and ordnance, U.S. Pacific Fleet, in June 2018.
She is a qualified surface warfare officer, supply surface warfare officer, naval aviation supply officer, a member of the Acquisition Professional Community, and a qualified joint service officer. She is entitled to wear the Legion of Merit (three awards), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy Commendation Medals (five awards), and the Navy Achievement Medal as well as various unit and campaign awards.